Captain Kidder

February, 19, 2013
2/19/13
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Derek Jeter has been in a playful mood the first two days of training camp.

On Monday, he took great pleasure in joshing with the fans at The Boss, who like to shout "Jeter! Jeter!" at him as he waits his turn at the batting cage. He lets them do it a few times then turns to them suddenly and shouts back, "What?" Gets 'em every time.

And today, he entertained the crowds at the back field by grunting like Monica Seles every time he threw to first during infield practice. He also flipped a ball toward a reporter who was videotaping the drill and laughed when the scribe -- OK, it was me -- fumbled the catch. Good times.
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
12 2.51 135 129
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Ellsbury .289
HRM. Teixeira 17
RBIM. Teixeira 48
RB. Gardner 61
OPSB. Gardner .787
ERAM. Tanaka 2.51
SOM. Tanaka 135