Jeter now up to .421
April, 24, 2012
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com
Derek Jeter is following his 4-for-5 game Monday night with a (so far) 2-for-3 night against Yu Darvish. One of those hits was on a bunt that may have been a sacrifice attempt, but became a hit when Darvish failed to field the ball. But his second was a sharply stroked curveball that hugged the 3B line and went for a two-out double in the fifth, raising Jeter's average to .421, second best in the AL behind David Ortiz. But the Yankees once again failed to get the run home off Darvish, who got Granderson to ground out to first to end the inning. Hiroki Kuroda is pitching well, but Darvish has been better, and the Rangers lead, 2-0, in the bottom of the fifth.