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With Jeter Gone, Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner Are 1-2 Nightmare

class="ui-droppable">With five weeks of the 2015 MLB season complete, we've gotten a pretty good look at the post-Derek Jeter New York Yankees. And sappiness be damned, they just don't quite look the same without him.

There's one way, however, that this has been a very, very good thing.

With Jeter safely retired—and evidently disconnected altogether—Yankees skipper Joe Girardi has an option that eluded him in The Captain's final season in 2014: The option to place center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury and left fielder Brett Gardner in the top two spots in the lineup.

So, that's what he's been doing. And so far, it's working like a charm.

After floundering in 2014, the Yankees' offensive attack has gone retro in ...

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