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Jeter Watch: Two more hits

Posted on: June 12, 2011 4:35 pm
 
By C. Trent Rosecrans

Derek JeterA middle infielder recorded a nice, round number in Sunday's Indians-Yankees game, but it wasn't Derek Jeter. Instead, Cleveland second baseman Orlando Cabrera recorded his 2,000th career hit in the second inning of the Yankees' 9-1 victory. The ball bounced off Jeter's glove and into left field and it was ruled a single. Cabrera is the 262nd player to record 2,000 hits and is the 17th active player to reach the milestone.

As for Jeter, he had two hits, keeping alive his attempt to record his 3,000th hit at Yankee Stadium. With his two hits, he's at 2,993 in his career and needs seven more to get to 3,000 and has four more games on this homestead. The Yankees play the Indians Monday night and then host the Rangers for three games before going to Chicago to face the Cubs at Wrigley Field for three games.

SUNDAY: Jeter went 2 for 5, with RBI singles in both the fifth inning and the eighth inning.

HITS TO GO: 7

ALL-TIME LIST: Jeter will stand at 28th until he ties Roberto Clemente at 3,000.

NEXT UP: Jeter has never faced Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco, Carrasco held the Twins to just three hits and no runs in 8 1/3 innings on Tuesday and is 5-3 with a 4.52 ERA this season. Right-handers are hitting .300/.337/.509 off Carrasco this season.

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hotmeuly
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 12:13 pm
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 8:02 pm
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

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Since: Jul 19, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 3:29 pm
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

Philsfan1 - be careful you aren't eating your words if the Phils "overspend" for Jimmy Rollins at the end of this year.  do I think the Yankees overpaid for Jeter based purely on output?  Yes.  But for what he has brought to the franchise, and the fact that he is a proven winner, that is something that is very hard to put a price tag on.  And yes, I am a Phillies fan...just saying...



Since: May 20, 2009
Posted on: June 13, 2011 2:31 pm
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

How exactly can you say a guy sucks, who has five rings and is a lock for the Hall of Fame ...If those are the credentials of guys who suck, than I would love to suck like that.  He is also about to do something only a hand full of players have ever done to get the 3,000 hits.  You are just a hater.



Since: May 20, 2009
Posted on: June 13, 2011 2:30 pm
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

How exactly can you say a guy sucks, who has five rings and is a lock for the Hall of Fame ...If those are the credentials of guys who suck, than I would love to suck like that.  He is also about to do something only a hand full of players have ever done to get the 3,000 hits.  You are just a hater.



Since: Sep 21, 2006
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:44 pm
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

got there just about as fast as (the latter will be younger and require a season and a half less, but it's more or less a toss-up).



Since: Aug 10, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:38 pm
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

Clemente was great but he played 18 years before he died. They actually have very similar career stats. Clemente had 9,454 AB's and Jeter has had 9,581, so Clemente did it with fewer AB's but not years in the game. Clemente was a career .317 hitter and Jeter is .312. Clemente had 240 HR and Jeter has 238. Clemente had 1,305 RBI and Jeter has 1155. Jeter has way more SB's but it's a different era and he also has more BB's and more strikeouts.



Since: Apr 28, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:19 pm
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

A couple of months ago he was finished, now batting about .260 and rising, all is well.  I still do not like the guy and wish he would just go away but let him have his moment.  He has earn it and will only be the 29th guy to do it in the history of Major League Baseball.   It is a big deal whether you like him or not.  I am not going to make a fool of myself and try to say it isn't.  He does have 2,993 more major leagues hits than me and a lot of other people. 

I have to wonder how many hits Clemente would have got if his career was not cut short.  That guy was great and he got to 3,000 quicker than Jeter and a lot of others. Can't remember how many seasons he played but it was like about 12 or 13 I think.   What a talent and what a shame, he was a model athlete and person!  I think we can agree on that one!



Since: Jun 7, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 11:43 am
 

Jeter Watch: Two more hits

OK,  enough of the friggin count down. Chances are REAL good he's going to hit 3000 before the end of the year. 


philsfan1
Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 10:17 am
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