Jeter leaves Rice behind; Yanks leading 2-0

June, 5, 2011
6/05/11
4:14
PM ET
Derek Jeter lined a single to right leading off the third inning in today's Yankees-Angels game, giving him sole possession of 28th place on the all-time hit list, ahead of Sam Rice, and leaving him just 14 hits shy of 3,000 for his career. Two batters later, after Curtis Granderson hit into a double play, Mark Teixiera lined a Joel Pineiro pitch into the right-field seats. Yanks leading 2-0.
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Masahiro Tanaka
WINS ERA SO IP
13 2.77 141 136
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Ellsbury .271
HRB. McCann 23
RBIB. McCann 75
RB. Gardner 87
OPSB. Gardner .749
ERAH. Kuroda 3.71
SOH. Kuroda 146