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Derek Jeter won't play in All-Star Game

Updated: July 9, 2011, 10:22 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter will skip the All-Star Game to rest his recently injured right calf.

Jeter said on Friday that he decided to skip the All-Star Game after a discussion Thursday with general manager Brian Cashman, manager Joe Girardi and trainer Gene Monahan.

"Unfortunately I won't be able to go," the Yankees captain said on Friday. "It's just a situation where after talking with Joe and Cash and Geno, it'd probably be best not to try to push it. Because it's most important ...

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