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.
The afternoon of Derek Jeter's final All-Star Game started with a ride in the back of a slow-moving pickup truck, waving to the crowds along the red-carpeted streets of Minneapolis as the vehicle rolled toward the players' entrance of Target Field. It concluded with the retiring Yankees captain doffing his cap to a standing ovation that lasted more than three minutes, finishing 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored as the American League's leadoff hitter before being replaced at shortstop for the fourth inning.
For the best players in both leagues, Tuesday's All-Star Game at Target Field (watch on FOX) will be their chance to exchange a few words and salute retiring Yankees captain Derek Jeter.
The American League's high-powered starting lineup for Tuesday's All-Star Game is set, and fans won't have to wait long to see Derek Jeter step into the box.
Nearly two decades after spending his first Opening Day facing off against the Tribe at Progressive Field, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter received a pair of retirement gifts from the Indians before Thursday's series finale. Both were distinctly Cleveland.
They rose as Derek Jeter dug into the batter's box in the ninth inning on Sunday at Target Field, saluting the Yankees captain's career with a standing ovation as he prepared for his final regular season at-bat against a Twins pitcher. Now, Jeter knows for sure that he will be returning to Minnesota for a game that will be seen by a much larger audience.
Derek Jeter is bowing out, sticking to his decision to celebrate 2014 as his final season wearing pinstripes. That exit comes just as Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances are on the rise, standing as some of the best that the American League has to offer. Those storylines will come together as the trio of Yankees standouts make their trips to the All-Star Game.
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