Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention, wasting a three-run lead Thursday in a 9-5 loss to Nelson Cruz and the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles.
Derek Jeter will likely play his final games this week, which is being devoted to the Captain throughout baseball. Here are his best moments in his two decades as a player…
Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 40th home run and the Baltimore Orioles pushed Derek Jeter and the Yankees to the brink of playoff elimination, beating New York 5-4 Tuesday night.
Derek Jeter began his final series at Yankee Stadium by breaking open the game with a two-run double, and he had three RBIs to lead the New York Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 Monday night.
Memories of Derek Jeter: His steady hands at shortstop. The feisty at-bat to spark a rally with an opposite-field single. The multimillion dollar icon who wouldn’t hesitate to bunt.
Jacoby Ellsbury, Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees kept Mark Buehrle winless against them for more than a decade, sending the Toronto Blue Jays to their season-worst sixth straight loss, 5-3 Friday night.
Derek Jeter homered deep into the left-field seats against R.A. Dickey in the sixth inning, earning a standing ovation from his adoring fans and helping the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Thursday night.
Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night, the fifth time a New York Yankees batter has been hit by a Rays pitcher in the past week.
James Shields took a two-hitter into the ninth inning and Nori Aoki lined a run-scoring single in the third following Chase Headley’s two-base error, leading the Kansas City Royals over the New York Yankees 1-0 Friday night.
Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-4 on Tuesday.