No player has ever been voted in unanimously. Not Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax, or even Babe Ruth. Could Jeter be the guy to finally reach the Hall with his name on every ballot? Sam borden of Sports illustrated discusses the possibility. And even though no one will cal Jeter the greatest hitter of all time, or even of his generation, who thinks of Derek Jeter without thinking of Hall of Fame?
The Yankees will monitor the quality of Rafael Soriano's outings. The Yankees' main interest is that the quality of his stuff is back, and will be looking to see if he can pitch back to back days.
- Nick Swisher has put his slump in the past.
- Alex Rodriguez could be back in mid-August.
- There was some talk floating around Pinstripe Alley about trading for James Shields. That can be put to rest, as the Rays said they will not trade him.
- A few days ago, John Sickels profiled top prospect Dellin Betances. Definitely worth a read.