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Jeter has run-in with ump

Updated: July 6, 2009, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter and Joe Girardi were livid. The Yankees captain was called out by umpire Marty Foster on an attempted steal of third base in the first inning of Monday's 7-6 loss to Toronto, even though replays showed he got a hand on the bag before he was tagged by Scott Rolen.

"I was told by the umpire that I didn't have to be tagged to be out," Jeter said, sounding somewhat annoyed.

Crew chief John Hirschbeck lent credence to Jeter's claim.

"It would make his actions ...

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