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2011 MLB All-Star Game: 3 Yankees Who Won’t Be Participating

has recalled himself from the MLB All-Star Game in order to rest the injury to his calf muscle.

''Unfortunately, I won't be able to go,'' Jeter told Fox Sports before Friday night's game against Tampa Bay.

Jeter, who is a 12-time All-Star was elected by fans to start the shortstop position.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said it was Jeter's decision not to attend the All-Star game. Jeter talked it over with Girardi, Brian Cashman and trainer Gene Monaghan.

''It's probably best not to push it because it's most important to be ready for the second half. That's where my focus has to be,'' Jeter said to Fox Sports. ''It's unfortunate because you know how much I enjoy going to All-Star games.''


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