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New York Yankees: Has Derek Jeter Given Up on Kevin Long?

seems as if Kevin Long might not be able to solve everyones hitting problems after all.

Earlier in the week, Jeter told Ian O'Connor, a columnist for ESPN New York, that he wasn't thinking about his new stride after working on it all spring. Jeter was quoted as saying, "I just said the heck with it. I wasn't going to think about it. Before you're trying to think about where you foot is and you're trying not to move it and it's just too much to think about."

Sounds to me that Jeter is not happy with his early production and is ready to chalk this one up as a mistake and move on. Shouldn't Jeter have more confidence in the man who worked with Nick Swisher last season—career high .288 BA, 29 HR and an All-Star appearance—and eliminated ...

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