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Derek Jeter scratched with bruised heel

Jun 19, 2010, 12:05 PM EDT

Derek Jeter was scratched from Saturday’s interleague contest against the Mets due to a bruised right heel, according to Ben Shpigel of the New York Times.

Jeter suffered the injury while lunging for a base during Friday’s game, reports Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News. According to the team, Jeter is receiving treatment and is currently listed as day-to-day. Ramiro Pena will start in his place on Saturday while Kevin Russo plays third. That’s some potent left side of the infield.

Jeter was 1-for-5 last night, striking out with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning against Francisco Rodriguez. The soon-to-be 36-year-old is batting just .209 (14-for-67) this month.

  1. ben s - Jun 19, 2010 at 12:28 PM

    Geez, what happened to the dream lineup?

  2. Buccofan - Jun 19, 2010 at 3:40 PM

    Shaving cut on his pretty face, or a hot date last night?

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