Posted September 12, 2013

Yankees: Derek Jeter to ‘effectively’ end season on disabled list

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Derek Jeter will end the season on the disabled list with a sore ankle. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter will end the 2013 season on the disabled list with a sore ankle. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The Yankees are placing shortstop Derek Jeter on the disabled list, effectively ending his season, according to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman.

Injuries have limited the Yankees captain to just 17 games this season. His latest ailment has been soreness in his right ankle. Jeter started the season on the disabled list recovering from a leg fracture suffered in the American League Championship Series last October. He broke the same ankle during his rehabilitation. A subsequent CT scan of the ankle was negative.

On Wednesday, Yankees manager Joe Girardi described Jeter’s status as being in a “holding pattern”.

The Yankees have relied on Eduardo Nunez at shortstop since Jeter’s last appearance on Friday. On Wednesday, the team acquired shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Mariners for a player to be named later.

Jeter has struggled in his brief time in the lineup, batting .190/.288/.254 with one home run and 7 RBI in 73 at-bats.


3 comments
joe6647
joe6647

Jeter is most definitely picking up his $9 million player option for 2014 even if he has to spend most of that time on the DL