=== Ailing Jeter has CT scan on left ankle, results negative ===
Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - A preliminary CT scan came back negative on the
troublesome left ankle of Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who was removed from
Saturday's 13-9 loss to the Boston Red Sox.
After recording an RBI single in the sixth inning, Jeter was lifted for a
pinch-runner. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he "didn't like the way he was
The Yankees seem concerned about Jeter's surgically repaired ankle and are
sending the results of the CT scan to Dr. Robert Anderson, who performed
Jeter's ankle surgery in October, as an extra precaution.
The 39-year-old has been limited to just 17 games this season, slowed by two
fractures to the ankle since October. He was additionally hampered by right
He missed the first three months of the season because of the complications
with the ankle and is batting .190 with a home run and seven RBI.
09/07 19:04:25 ET