With 74 more hits, Jeter will become the 28th member of the 3,000-hit club. He'd also be the first Yankees player to do so.
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Thome sits 11 home runs away from becoming the eighth player to hit 600 home runs, which would further solidify his Hall of Fame credentials.
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Another milestone stands in the home run hitter's path -- the all-time strikeout record. Thome is 105 away from becoming the second player to whiff 2,500 times and 202 away from Reggie Jackson's record of 2,597 K's.
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The knuckleballer needs seven victories to reach the 200-win plateau. He's not in the Red Sox rotation to start the season, meaning he'll need wins out of long-relief to meet the mark.
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No. 42 sits 42 saves behind Trevor Hoffman's record of 601. Rivera had only 33 saves last season, but he's topped 42 saves six times in his career.
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Johan Santana and Kevin Millwood
Millwood is 60 K's away from the 2,000-strikeout barrier, but he'll need to fight his way onto the Yankees' roster to have a chance to do so. Santana needs 123 strikeouts to reach the mark, but he's still recovering from surgery on his throwing shoulder.
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Ramirez currently sits 14th with 555 career home runs, but with 32 more, he can slide by five players: Reggie Jackson (563), Rafael Palmeiro (569), Harmon Killebrew (573), Mark McGwire (583) and Frank Robinson (586).
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Pudge needs 183 hits to reach the 3,000-hit plateau. He's exceeded that number four times in his career (but not since 1999).
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