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Derek Jeter: 5 Yankees Who’ll Need to Step Up While the Captain Is on the DL

Derek Jeter takes himself out of a game, you know it has to be serious.

The captain was one step closer to reaching his 3,000th hit in Monday's game against the Cleveland Indians. Reaching his 2,994th hit, many believed Jeter would reach his long-awaited milestone during a home game before the Yankees leave for their six-day road trip.

Unfortunately, Jeter injured his right calf in the fifth inning during Monday's game, forcing the shortstop to be placed on the disabled list and worsening his chances of reaching his 3,000th hit at home.

Although Jeter has come up short this season, recording a .260 batting average and giving one of his worst performances at shortstop, he has had his share of contributions to the team on and off the field.

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