Joe Girardi had hinted last night that he would not.
He collected two hits last night in the Yankees' 9–2 win over Cleveland.
Finally, some coverage of Jeter's pursuit of the milestone.
The Yankees lose to Cleveland, 6–3.
Let's see, where were we?
He's eligible to come off the D.L. today, but he's still rehabbing in Tampa.
The Yankees hope that he'll be able to return to the lineup as soon as he's eligible.
Gardner has a chance to prove he should be the Yankees' leadoff hitter when Derek Jeter returns, at least against righties.
With Jeter on the disabled list, we have to make a few assumptions.
With Jeter on the disabled list, the Yankees routed Texas.
The 3,000th-hit watch officially now takes a break until at least June 29.
Jeter left last night's game with a Grade 1 calf strain.
He'll need to pick up the pace if he wants to get No. 3,000 at home.
That's the entire infield, the catcher, and an outfielder.
Jeter hit .348 over the past seven days.
He's 25 hits away.
"Maybe next spring when we have our media workshop for the players, Fred can come and sit in on it."
He's 34 hits away.