The questions were going to come whether he wanted to hear them or not, so Derek Jeter addressed his contract situation yesterday during a predictably calm press conference. Long story short: Jeter wants to remain with the Yankees, he’s not sure how long he’ll play and he doesn’t mind waiting until the offseason to negotiate a new deal.
From a Yankees icon to a new guy in the clubhouse, Curtis Granderson has never played outside of Detroit, but he’s well aware of what it means to be with the Yankees. “The bull’s-eye is always on the Yankees back,” he said. The notebook also has items on Alex Rodriguez, the competition for the outfield, the plan for the Yankees pitchers and another big home run from Jesus Montero.