Saturday, September 7, 2013
Jeter lifted in sixth
By Ian Begley
NEW YORK -- Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was lifted for a pinch runner in the sixth inning of Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox.
It is unclear if Jeter suffered an injury, but he was noticeably limping earlier in the game.
Jeter was pulled for pinch-runner Mark Reynolds in the sixth after an RBI single.
Eduardo Nunez replaced Jeter at shortstop. Reynolds took over for Nunez at third base.
If Jeter was lifted for injury, it would be the latest in a long line of ailments this season for the 39-year-old shortstop.
Jeter has only played in 17 games this season due to various injuries. He spent most of the year rehabbing the right ankle he dislocated ruing last October’s playoffs. After coming back for one game just before the All-Star Break in early July, he went on the DL with a quad strain. He would later return to the DL because of a calf strain.