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Derek Jeter is still having first in his baseball career. Friday night/Saturday morning, Jeter finished 0 for 7 for the first time in his career in a 14-inning loss to the Rays. There were 38 hits in the game, by 17 players, but not one of them Jeter. >> Read more at ESPN.com.
Masahiro Tanaka is 3-0, has 46 strikeouts on the season and has become the Yankees’ ace since signing a $155-million deal. He pitches Saturday against the Rays and there are some not impressed with his start — including Tanaka. Tanaka called his start “s0-so.” >> Read more in the NY Daily News.
Shortstop Brenden Ryan went 2-for-4 in a rehab start on Friday night at Double A Trenton.