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Derek Jeter’s Acting Has Been Blown Way Out of Proportion

night, Derek Jeter created one of the most controversial moments of this entire baseball season by pretending to get hit by a pitch from Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chad Qualls and was awarded first base.

With a national TV audience and with this game being in the middle of a heated pennant race, Rays manager Joe Maddon found himself ejected before Yankee center fielder Curtis Granderson hit a two-run home run to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead.

However, the Rays did not allow this incident to deter them, as Rays Designated Hitter Dan Johnson hit a two-run homer of his own against Yankee pitcher Phil Hughes to give the Rays a 4-3 lead and eventually a win by the same score.

This win gave the Rays first place in the American League East by ...

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