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Derek Jeter fractures ankle

Updated: October 14, 2012, 7:37 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will miss the rest of the playoffs after suffering a fractured left ankle while trying to make a diving play in the 12th inning of Saturday night's 6-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Jeter will need approximately three months to recover, but the injury is not career-ending.

"His ankle is fractured, so he's out. He's out," Girardi said. ...

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