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Yankees SS Jeter to miss rest of season

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The Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury, the team announced Wednesday.

Jeter last played Saturday against Boston. He was removed for a pinch runner after hurting his left ankle, and although a CT scan was negative, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the shortstop will be shut down for the remainder of the year.

''This entire season has been a nightmare for me physically,'' Jeter said. ''It's a fitting end.''

Jeter started the year on the disabled list after breaking his left ankle in the 2012 playoffs. He returned to the DL twice more and played in only 17 games, batting .190 with one homer and seven RBIs.

His departure comes with New York in the thick of the AL wild-card hunt.

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