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Derek Jeter Injury: Updates on Yankees Star’s Status and Return

class="ui-droppable">Derek Jeter's final series as a member of the New York Yankees could end with a whimper. The soon-to-be retired star was taken out in the fifth inning of Saturday's game against Boston at Fenway Park for undisclosed reasons. 

According to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York, Jeter was lifted for a pinch hitter in the fifth inning with the Yankees losing 9-0:

There was no immediate word on why Jeter was removed from the game, but the 40-year-old captain seemed to be moving gingerly as he returned to the dugout after legging out a third-inning infield single. It seemed odd that manager Joe Girardi would take him out that early, even with the Yankees trailing 9-0 after a poor performance from starter Masahiro Tanaka.

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