Jeter still expects to be ready for opening day
February 17, 2013
By The Associated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter could start running on the field in the next couple days for the first time since ankle surgery and still expects to be ready for opening day.
The captain met with reporters on Sunday, which was the reporting day for New York's position players.
The 38-year-old Jeter broke his left ankle lunging for a grounder in the AL championship series opener against Detroit on Oct. 13, and had surgery a week later.
The 13-time All-Star thinks he will play in his first exhibition game sometime after the next couple weeks.
Jeter says the ankle has healed, and that the challenge now is to get back into baseball shape.
Copyright 2018 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
10-4 +784 Wed., 5-1 L6 G-Plays
6-2 +454 Run, 15-5+1,058 G-Plays
13-2 G-Plays, 7-1 Totals, 21-9 Picks
4-1 +Y'day, 6-1 G-Plays, 14-4 Totals
13-2 G-Plays, 49-22 +2,961 Picks
5-2 L7, 16-7 +998 Run, 7-1 G-Plays
3-0, +324 Picks Wednesday
11-2 L13 G-Plays, 11-3 L14 Picks
2-0 Y'day, 7-2 +518 L9, +1,433 TY
11-4, +688 L15 MLB G-Plays
36-19 L55 Totals, 15-8 L23 G-Plays
23-10, +1,379 L33 Guarantees
11-4, +786 Last 15 Selections
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds Pro subscription, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!