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Friday August 12th 2022


Derek Jeter Hit By Pitch, Not: Why This Is Part Of The Game and Replays Aren’t

Jeter cheated.

Derek Jeter—the ultimate role-model, leader, and winner—cheated.

So people say.

However, it really is just part of the game.

For those who haven't seen or don't know about the incident in the Yankees-Rays game at Tropicana Field on Wednesday night (and if you call yourself a Yankees fan and haven't, I'm guessing you live under a rock), Derek Jeter came to bat in a crucial divisional game with his Yankees down by one in the late innings.

Jeter squared around to bunt, but the pitch was inside. As he pulled his bat out of the way, the ball hit the knob of the bat and bounced into fair territory.

The Rays picked up the ball and tagged first, insisting Jeter was out. Which ...

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