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Derek Jeter: New York Yankees’ Shortstop Injures Calf on Quest to 3,000 Hits

Jeter’s pursuit of 3,000 career hits may have to wait. 

The New York Yankees shortstop left Monday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians in the fifth inning with a calf injury.

An MRI after the game revealed that Jeter had a Grade I calf strain. It is unknown how much time Jeter will miss, but manager Joe Girardi said it is unlikely he will return for Tuesday night’s game versus the Texas Rangers.

Jeter led off the bottom of the first inning and advanced to third base but did not score. The hit gave him 2,994 for his career, all with the Yankees. In the second inning Jeter grounded into a fielder’s choice before injuring his calf running out a fly ball leading off the fifth inning.

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