Only the Captain can right the Yanks

The Bombers need Derek Jeter in the Bronx as much as they ever have before

Updated: July 11, 2013, 7:38 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Somewhere in Scranton, when he is all done begging and pleading for a return to the workplace, Derek Jeter probably enjoys a muffled laugh at his employer's expense. He is a 39-year-old shortstop with a 79-year-old ankle, and the same New York Yankees who nearly ran him out of town in 2010 need him in 2013 like never before.

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