Yankees Put Derek Jeter Back On DL

Yankees_Derek_Jeter_2013_2It has seemed more and more likely as the season wound down, but the New York Yankees made it official on Wednesday: Derek Jeter is finished for 2013.

General manager Brian Cashman announced that the Yankees had placed their 39-year-old shortstop and captain on the disabled list, meaning his season “is effectively over,” Cashman said.

Cashman also ruled Jeter out for any post-season play in the event that the Yankees, who are two games back in the race for the second AL wild-card spot, wind up securing a playoff berth.

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