News

Derek Jeter is back

Derek Jeter is back

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter throws long toss before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in New York. Photo: Associated Press/Kathy WIllens

TORONTO (AP) — Derek Jeter has returned to the New York Yankees’ lineup, going 0-for-3 with a walk while batting second and playing shortstop in Monday’s game against the Blue Jays in Toronto.

Jeter broke his left ankle in the AL championship series last October and missed the first 91 games this year.

Since then, the 13-time All-Star has twice been forced back on the DL, first with a strained right quadriceps and more recently with a strained right calf, allowing him to appear in just five games all season before tonight.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Two Found Dead in Springfield’s Riverside Park

riverside_death

Springfield Park District Police say two people were found dead inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds.

in Local

IDOT Eliminates 58 “Political” Positions

Seal_of_Illinois

The Illinois Department of Transportation is eliminating 58 positions that are at the center of a lawsuit alleging questionable hiring practices.

in Election 2014, Local

Ill. GOP Predicts a Red U.S. Senate

GOP

If the predictions of Illinois Republicans hold true, the U.S. Senate will be painted red come next year.

in Local

Long-Awaited Rail Project Finally Kicks-off

railroad

The project is designed to make freight trains and high speed rail traffic move more efficiently through Springfield

in Local

Police Capture Man in SMTD, West Side Hotel Incident

i72 suspect

Several law enforcement agencies are staging off I-72 just east of Veterans Pkwy.