Jeter to sit through weekend with calf, quad issues

Updated: August 3, 2013

San Diego, CA (Sports Network) – New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has
again been forced from the lineup because of injury.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that Jeter will sit the last two tilts of the
team’s three-game set with the San Diego Padres because of right calf soreness
and a lingering quadriceps issue.

The 39-year-old missed the first 91 games of the season after suffering two
fractures in his left ankle, then strained his quad during his first game back
on July 11.

Girardi said there is a possibility Jeter could be used as a pinch-hitter this
weekend and is hopeful that the All-Star shortstop can be the designated
hitter on Monday when the Yankees travel to Chicago to play the White Sox.

Jeter has played in only four games since returning from the disabled list on
July 28.