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Derek Jeter 10 hits away from 3,000

Updated: June 10, 2011, 9:30 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter is 10 hits away from becoming the 28th member of the 3,000 hit club.

Jeter lined a single to right field in the bottom of the seventh inning off Boston Red Sox starter Josh Beckett early Friday morning, his 2,990th career hit.

If Jeter reaches 3,000, he will be the first player to do so in Yankee pinstripes. If he reaches the milestone over the next three weeks, he will be the fourth youngest player to 3,000.

Jeter said earlier this week that he ...

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