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Derek Jeter is held out of Yankees' starting lineup
Derek Jeter is held out of Yankees' starting lineup

Shortstop Derek Jeter, in an 0-for-24 slump, was out of the New York Yankees' starting lineup at Tampa Bay on Monday night. Manager Joe Girardi said over the weekend he was planning to give the Yankees captain a break during a three-game series with the Rays. Jeter's average is .250. The Rays planned to honor Jeter, who is retiring at the end of the season after 20 years in the majors, with a pregame ceremony Tuesday before the middle game of his final series at Tampa Bay. Jeter is hitting .167 (22 for 132) with no home runs and 10 runs batted in since former Yankees teammate Joba Chamberlain hit him near the left elbow with a 93-mph pitch during the 10th inning of a game...

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