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Derek Jeter makes successful return to Yankees
Derek Jeter makes successful return to Yankees

Derek Jeter delivered a single on the first pitch he saw in his season debut with the New York Yankees, helping the club rally for an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon in the Bronx. Jeter, who missed eight months after breaking an ankle in the playoffs last season, batted second in the lineup as the designated hitter. He reached base in the first inning on an infield hit, moved to third base on a single by Robinson Cano and scored on Vernon Wells' sacrifice fly. Jeter drove in Luis Cruz with a groundout to shortstop in the sixth inning. Jeter also grounded out to third base in the second inning and to second base in the fifth to advance Ichiro Suzuki from...

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