BOSTON (AP) – Derek Jeter is listed as the designated hitter and batting second for the New York Yankees when they play the Boston Red Sox in the final game of his 20-year career.
There had been some question if the 40-year-old shortstop would play Sunday after he seemed to tweak his hamstring running to first base the day before.READ MORE: Florida Board Of Education Approves Civic Curriculum Changes
This will be Jeter’s 153rd game at Fenway Park, breaking a tie with Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle for most among Yankees.READ MORE: Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty To All Counts In School Massacre
Jeter was given a rousing farewell at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. He sat out Friday night’s series opener in Boston. The Yankee captain went 1 for 2 on Saturday, drawing standing ovations from the Fenway crowd as fans – in the spirit of those at Yankee Stadium – chanted “De-rek Je-ter! De-rek Je-ter!”
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