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Derek Jeter's meter not on empty yet

Yankees' shortstop still has some left in tank, and critics will only fuel Captain

Updated: April 3, 2013, 10:09 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

It comes as no surprise that the grim forecasts for the 2013 New York Yankees, widely cast as a remake of the doomed 1965 team, are packaged with preseason eulogies for Derek Jeter. After all, the captain always goes down with the ship.

Even the late, great shipbuilder, George Steinbrenner, would agree that these Yankees look less like his dynastic champs of the '90s and more like the franchise he purchased 40 years ago from CBS for a song, a franchise that hadn't won a thing in eight ...

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