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2 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Yankees legend Derek Jeter didn't always look like a shortstop

He was simply referred to as "The Skinny Kid," by Don Mattingly when he arrived at spring training from high school.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Mariano Rivera, Mike Trout

2 hrs ago | Canada.com

Jose Bautista, Drew Hutchison lift Toronto Blue Jays over New York Yankees 2-0

Hutchison struck out nine over seven innings and gave up a double to hold New York scoreless as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 2-0 on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Drew Hutchison, Kevin Pillar

6 hrs ago | Newsday

Yankees had better hope Jacoby Ellsbury returns soon

It doesn't take much to knock down a house of cards. And that's what the Yankees' offense is these days.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Hutchison, Opinion

10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Madden: Derek Jeter, David Wright not delivering from prime batting order spots

August has been the unkindest month for Jeter and Wright, both of whom are finding just hitting the ball hard, for extra bases, to be a yeoman's task.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Wright, Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares, Travis D'Arnaud

13 hrs ago | Newsday

Window is starting to close on Masahiro Tanaka's return this season

I've covered Major League Baseball for longer than Derek Jeter has played it and I had never heard a pitcher describe his whole arm as being the problem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Masahiro Tanaka, Opinion

17 hrs ago | Yanks Go Yard

Despite Win, Jacoby Ellsbury Injures Ankle

Aug 29, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is tagged out by Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro during the ninth inning at Rogers Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players

21 hrs ago | YESNetwork

Jeter's career against the Toronto Blue Jays

The 2014 season will be Derek Jeter's last, the culmination of 20 years of dominance in Major League Baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays

Yesterday | CBC News

Kevin Pillar saves run against Yankees

Kevin Pillar did his best Friday night to steal the spotlight from Derek Jeter as the retiring New York Yankees shortstop began his final series in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kevin Pillar, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Colby Rasmus

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Buehrle falls to Yankees again, Blue Jays lose 6-3

Through six solid innings, Mark Buehrle made it look as if his longtime slide against the New York Yankees might be about to end.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner, Aaron Loup, Kevin Pillar

New York Post

How to fete Jeter: Do's and don'ts for the AL East rivals

Name the two players. 2. From Rich Rini of Latham, NY: Which "Gilligan's Island" cast member plays a college baseball player in the 1949 film "It Happens Every Spring"? 3. From Sal Buono of Riverview, Fla.: Name the future Hall of Fame manager who played himself in a 1963 episode of "The Beverly Hillbillies."

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Mariano Rivera, Phil Coke, Joba Chamberlain

Yanks Go Yard

What To Do With The Yankees Lineup

Aug 20, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter steps out of the batters box against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Francisco Cervelli, Brett Gardner

Examiner.com

Fans call Padres' honor of Bud a dud

Let's face it, it can take a lot to get San Diego Padres fans fired up. Another way to put it might be, Padres followers are so used to mediocrity and lowered expectations that as long as it's sunny and 75 degrees at game time -- which is nearly every day -- everything else is cool.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players

Detroit News

For Tigers, momentum shifts on Brian McCann's long foul ball

With the game tied 2-2 in the top of the ninth inning, Yankees catcher Brian McCann blasted a long, high drive down the right field line.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Phil Coke, Joba Chamberlain, Mark Teixeira

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sporting News

Derek Jeter and each team's longest-tenured single-franchise player

When Derek Jeter retires at the end of this season, he will leave the major leagues as one of 37 players to appear in 2,000 or more games in a career spent entirely with one team, and the third player to join that club in as many years, following Chipper Jones and Todd Helton, with Jimmy Rollins still rolling along with the Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Bernie Williams, Los Angeles Angels, Howie Kendrick

The Wichita Eagle

Alex Avila ensures Kyle Lobstein's solid start leads to victory

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila stood or crouched at home plate for two crucial aspects of Thursday's game against the New York Yankees - two aspects which in the long and short of it can be summed up this way: _Avila had the shortest at-bat possible in the ninth inning, but delivered the long bolt that gave the Tigers a 3-2 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Kyle Lobstein, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Bryan Holaday

Toronto Blue Jays

Buehrle looks to buck trend against Yankees

The Blue Jays are clinging to their playoff hopes, one game over .500 and 5 1/2 games back in the race for the second American League Wild Card spot, and manager John Gibbons is still optimistic that his team can climb back into the race.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Mark Buehrle, Baseball Players, Masahiro Tanaka, Toronto Blue Jays

Camden Chat

Orioles, Yankees game on September 14 at Camden Yards moved to ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball

The September 14 game between the Orioles and the Yankees at Camden Yards has been moved to ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball.

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Bless You Boys

Beer of the Series 2.43 - New York Yankees

As I pointed out in the last post, with the season winding down, the Tigers have only two non-division series remaining on the schedule.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

New York Daily News

Yankees Insider: Mets reject Chris Young signs

"Obviously it's a guy that's had some success in his career," Joe Girardi said. "It's a very good outfielder, it's a guy who can hit the ball out of the ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Young, Baseball Players, Joba Chamberlain, Phil Coke

Lifestyles

Stroman shines and Valencia goes deep in Blue Jays' win over Red Sox

After suffering through three straight extra-innings defeats, the Blue Jays won stylishly in regulation Wednesday thanks to a strong outing by rookie pitcher Marcus Stroman and a three-run homer by pinch-hitter Danny Valencia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Cecil, Marcus Stroman, Jose Bautista, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz

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