Via Andrew Marchand: Derek Jeter resumed baseball activities in Tampa today. The Cap’n recently went for a checkup on his twice-fractured ankle and was apparently cleared to begin workouts.
Jeter, who will turn 39 in a little more than two weeks, took 25 dry swings and fielding 20 ground balls hit right at him according to Brian Cashman. Not exactly the most intense workout, but it all has to start somewhere. The timetable following the setback called for Jeter to return sometime around the All-Star break, though I’m sure the Yankees will play it a little more conservatively this time around.