Jeter signs off as heated rivalry takes back seat

Sep 29, 2014

Jeter signs off as heated rivalry takes back seat

On the last day of his remarkable career, Derek Jeter performed another amazing feat. He brought Yankees and Red Sox fans together. The rich and often antagonistic rivalry showed its softer side Sunday: A pregame ceremony honoring New York’s retiring captain produced numerous standing ...

Jeter gets game-winning hit for Yankees in final home game

Sep 26, 2014

Jeter gets game-winning hit for Yankees in final home game

The perfect script. Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning, the latest — and perhaps last — storybook moment of his charmed and illustrious career, to give New York a 6-5 victory Thursday ...

Yankees laud Jeter; Royals crash party

Sep 8, 2014

Yankees laud Jeter; Royals crash party

Standing on the field with a microphone, the end of his baseball career likely three weeks away, Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop over the past two decades. The New York Yankees honored their retiring captain Sunday with ...

Jeter takes bow in final All-Star Game

Jul 16, 2014

Jeter takes bow in final All-Star Game

Derek Jeter was a huge hit from the very start in his final All-Star game. Batting leadoff for the American League, the 40-year-old shortstop for the New York Yankees soaked in an ovation that lasted more than a minute at Target Field, then seized ...

Tanaka begins training as a Yankee

Feb 14, 2014

Tanaka begins training as a Yankee

Masahiro Tanaka shed the dark business suit and put on a gray Yankees T-shirt and blue shorts. Time to get to work. After agreeing to a $155 million, seven-year contract on Jan. 22 and chartering from Tokyo to New York in a 787 for ...

Yankees captain Jeter to retire after 2014 season

Feb 13, 2014

Yankees captain Jeter to retire after 2014 season

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season “with absolutely no regrets,” ending one of the greatest careers in the history of baseball’s most storied franchise. The 39-year-old New York captain posted a long letter on his Facebook page Wednesday saying ...

Jeter bats outside, fields position for first time since last year

Feb 4, 2014

Jeter bats outside, fields position for first time since last year

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has taken on-field batting practice for the first time since his 2013 season was cut short by injuries. Jeter hit with authority to all fields during a five-round, 39-swing session Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. Jeter ...

Jeter goes throughfirst workout on field

Jan 21, 2014

Jeter goes throughfirst workout on field

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has resumed on-field work for the first time since his 2013 season was cut short. The Yankees captain hit off a tee in a batting cage and fielded 108 grounders on the grass in front of the infield ...