Derek Jeter to finish spring in minors

Updated: March 21, 2013, 8:02 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Derek Jeter has played his last preseason game with the New York Yankees this spring, but that does not preclude the 38-year-old shortstop from being on the field when the club opens its regular season against the Boston Red Sox on April 1.

It does, however, preserve the right of the Yankees to place him on the disabled list, backdated to March 22, if it's determined Jeter needs more time to recover from the setback he experienced this week while rehabbing his surgically ...

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