Jeter Chasing 3,000 Hits but Lacking in Overall Production

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Derek Jeter is no stranger to greatness. Having already earned himself five World Series Championship rings, four Silver Slugger awards, and five Gold Glove awards, the Yankees’ all-time hitter is currently in position to become the 28th player in MLB history to reach 3,000 hits in a career.

But is Jeter helping or hurting the Yankees this year in the lineup?

Click on the first chart to see that he is near of the top of his team in hits this year.

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Click on the 2nd chart to see his slugging percentage is near the bottom

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Many question whether Jeter’s best days are behind him. Though he has recently improved his hitting, overall his contributions in slugging % and RBIs is not to par with his hall of fame status. Do you think Jeter will pick up the pace or are his best years behind him?

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