The initial plan was to drop a bunt onto the artificial turf, an assignment that proved more challenging than Derek Jeter had anticipated. So Jeter came up with a better idea, delivering a key hit that the Yankees needed desperately. He lashed a run-scoring single to right field off Jake McGee, lifting New York to a 3-2 victory over the Rays that snapped the Bombers' five-game losing streak.
Derek Jeter claimed sole possession of sixth place on baseball's all-time hits list, recording career hit No. 3,431 with a sixth-inning infield single off the Indians' Corey Kluber during Saturday's 3-0 loss at Yankee Stadium.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into a tie with Honus Wagner for sixth place on Major League Baseball's all-time hits list with an infield single -- No. 3,430 -- in the first inning of Friday night's 10-6 win over the Indians.
Derek Jeter's two-run double ignited a four-run third inning that chased Boston starter Allen Webster, as the Yankees beat the Red Sox, 6-4, on Saturday.
By now, Derek Jeter is used to the celebrations, the pregame festivities that opposing teams honor him with in his final stops at their ballparks. Typically, he knows what to expect. But that wasn't fully the case Wednesday night when the Rangers honored the shortstop by surprising him with a special on-field presentation from the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.
Derek Jeter collected his 3,420th career hit on Monday night at Globe Life Park, passing Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski to move into seventh place on baseball's all-time list.
In the ninth inning of Tuesday's game against the Rangers, Derek Jeter ripped a one-out double down the left-field line off lefty Neal Cotts, passing Lou Gehrig to take over the Yankees' all-time doubles lead with No. 535.
Since retiring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's farewell tour doesn't include a stop in Cincinnati, the Reds brought some gifts to pay their respects on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees have announced that they will hold a special pregame ceremony to honor the career of team captain Derek Jeter on Sunday, Sept. 7. All fans in attendance for the Yankees' game vs. Kansas City will receive a limited-edition commemorative coin that will recognize the occasion.
Mike Trout delivered the go-ahead hit and the game's first run, winning the All-Star MVP Award, but it was Derek Jeter who stole the show in his final Midsummer Classic. Jeter went 2-for-2 with a run scored to set the tone for the AL, which won home-field advantage in the World Series.
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