Brian Cashman just acknowledged that it is possible Derek Jeter will open the season on the disabled list. It is also possible Jeter will be ready to play on April 1. It is a significant unknown at this point.
Jeter had a cortisone shot today and will likely sit out a few days. The next week and a half will determine whether Jeter is ready. Cashman said repeatedly that Jeter has defied expectations in the past, and the Yankees would not be stunned if he found a way to be on the field for the opener.
Cashman said Eduardo Nunez will be the starting shortstop if Jeter is not ready.
Also, Cashman said the Yankees are looking at Chien-Ming Wang strictly as a candidate for a minor league deal.