When Derek Jeter came to bat for the first time this season the Yanks were behind 3-0. He reached first by beating out an infield hit. Not exactly a Willis Reed moment, this being July and all. But what the hell? Hyperbole comes easy round these parts, especially when talking about Derek Jeter. He didn’t get another hit but drove in a run and was robbed of a single, too.
The Yanks caught up and then went ahead of the Royals, pounding out 8 runs. Kansas City didn’t score after the 2nd inning and the Yanks earned a series split.
Final Score: Yanks 8, Royals 4.
Smile…except it wasn’t all pretty. Jeter left the game early and will have an MRI on his quad.