Andrus wants to see idol hit No. 3,000

Young, Andrus share admiration for accomplishments of Yankees shortstop

Updated: June 14, 2011, 6:35 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

NEW YORK -- Elvis Andrus was hoping that Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit would happen while the Texas Rangers were at Yankee Stadium during a three-game series that starts Tuesday.

The Rangers shortstop had a caveat, though.

"I hope it's a regular base hit and then a double play happens after that and we win the game," Andrus said. "But I do hope he gets that hit against us. It would be special to see that. He's my idol as a player."

But Andrus and the Rangers won't be able to witness ...

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