Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte take Mariano Rivera out of his final game at Yankee Stadium. Emotional moment.
“Sadly, all these articles criticizing Derek’s defense are true. Here’s the thing that never gets mentioned: It doesn’t matter. Conventional baseball wisdom tells us that shortstop is a premium defensive position, one that requires a rangy, athletic defender even if that player under performs with the bat. Jeter demonstrates just how untrue this is.”
Recapr: Derek Jeter, Joe Girardi, Sweeny Murti, and Jack Curry react to another Jeterian act in the Yankees win over Tampa Bay.
The Captain is Back!
Derek acknowledges the crowd after hitting the first pitch he sees for a homerun. It’s Jeter’s first hit since returning from the DL.
9 Years Ago Today…