Yankees rehab results: Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Michael Pineda

USA TODAY Sports

In his first game since re-breaking his surgically repaired ankle in spring training, Derek Jeter went 0-2 and worked a five-pitch walk in his first plate appearance in a game with the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. The Yankees shortstop played five innings in the field and only got one opportunity on defense that he completed the play on. Jeter was only scheduled to play five innings tonight, so this went exactly as planned. Jeter will DH for the RailRiders tomorrow.

Fellow rehabbing Yankee Michael Pineda started the game for the RailRiders, hit 93 mph in the first inning, and pitched five innings. He gave up two runs after a wild first inning in which he walked two, tossed a wild pitch, and gave up a bloop hit to right field. Pineda threw 78 pitches, 56 of them for strikes, and struck out eight Lehigh Valley batters. The 30-day rehab clock will run out before Pineda makes his next start, so the Yankees will now have to make the decision on whether he will be officially optioned to Triple-A or will join the big league club in New York. If the Yankees keep Pineda in the minors for 20 days, they will gain an extra year of team control, which they will likely choose to do with no pressing need in the rotation right now and having missed out on a year of Pineda because of his injury.

The rain in Florida finally subsided long enough for the Tampa Yankees and Alex Rodriguez to get a game in. A-Rod played six innings in the field before being lifted for a pinch hitter in the top of the seventh. In two at-bats, Rodriguez was hit by a pitch and picked up a single, his first in his three rehab games.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Pinstripe Alley

You must be a member of Pinstripe Alley to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pinstripe Alley. You should read them.

Join Pinstripe Alley

You must be a member of Pinstripe Alley to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pinstripe Alley. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker