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Tuesday June 25th 2024


Derek Jeter’s Heads-Up Play Has New York Yankees Heading to the ALCS

watch a lot of sports and I'm a pretty laid-back person, so it takes a rather unique play for me to respond with an audible "Wow!"

But that's exactly what happened in the bottom of the eighth inning during the Yankees' American League Division Series clinching win over the Twins on Sunday night.

With no one out and Nick Punto on second with a lead-off double off Phil Hughes in a 2-1 game, Denard Span bounced a ball over second base that was fielded by Derek Jeter.

Realizing he had no chance to retire the speedy Span at first, the captain alertly turned his attention to Punto, who for some reason was halfway around third.

In no rush, the shortstop calmly tossed the ball home to Jorge Posada, who fired the ball over to Alex ...

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