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Projecting the Yankees’ Opening Day Lineup Without Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter crumbled to the ground during the first game of the American League Championship Series last fall, it was understood that a severe injury was suffered. The diagnosis of a broken ankle meant starting 2013 on the field would be an uphill climb for the Yankees' captain.

The climb has become steeper this week.

On Tuesday, Jeter was scratched from the lineup with soreness around the surgically repaired ankle.

On Wednesday, general manager Brian Cashman acknowledged that Jeter received anti-inflammatory medication and won't play in another game to rest the ankle. When pressed, Cashman admitted that Opening Day is a question mark and starting the season on the DL is a 'possibility' for the 38-year-old shortstop.




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