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New York Yankees: Call It a Comeback for Derek Jeter?

his career with the Yankees, Derek Jeter has received little criticism from an aggressive New York media.

This season, things are different.

The Yankee captain went into this season coming off a bit of a disappointing year, with Jeter batting just .270, his lowest career average, and the Yankees losing in the ALCS to the Texas Rangers.

Jeter started 2011 very slowly, hitting just .256 with five RBI in April.  Slowly, we all remembered how cruel it can be to play in New York.

With Jeter batting just .274 in May and then a shocking .239 in June, the media had decided that Jeter was 37 years old and couldn't play like he used to.  Thoughts of dumping Jeter into left field and bringing in Jose Reyes from the Mets ran high.  ...

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