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Derek Jeter calls controversy 'comical'

Updated: September 18, 2010, 9:43 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BALTIMORE -- For the past two days, the sports world has been debating over the propriety, or lack thereof, of Derek Jeter's "performance" after getting buzzed by a pitch in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

And as is often the case, the only person capable of applying true clarity to the situation was Jeter himself.

"It's really a big deal being made out of nothing," Jeter said in the New York Yankees clubhouse before Friday night's game against ...

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