Derek Jeter exited Saturday's game early with ankle soreness. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is out indefinitely with soreness in his left ankle, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Sunday.
Jeter exited Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox in the sixth inning with discomfort in his surgically repaired left ankle. A CT scan of Jeter's left ankle came back negative but Girardi said Jeter will get a few days off and the team will evaluate him after some rest.
A myriad of injuries has limited the Yankees captain to just 17 games played this season. Jeter made his season debut on July 11 after recovering from two separate ankle fractures in his left ankle.
After missing the first 91 games of the season, Jeter returned to the disabled list after he strained his right quadriceps muscle on July 11. Jeter recovered from the injury and was inserted into the lineup on July 28 but complained of pain in his right calf the very next day. Jeter was then placed on the DL with a calf strain. The 39-year-old shortstop was activated from the disabled list on Aug. 26.
Jeter is hitting .186 with one home run and six RBI in 17 games this season.