Jeter moves up all-time hits list
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tied George Brett for 14th on Major League Baseball's all-time hits list with two singles inNew York's 9-2 victory over Oakland.
Jeter on Saturday tied Hall of Famer Brett at 3,154 hits with a bunt single in the fifth inning. Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon fielded it cleanly but no one covered first base.
Cal Ripken Jnr is next on the list with 3,184 career hits.
Jeter's single in the third inning had scored Eric Chavez, the run giving the Yankees a 2-1 lead. With that hit, Jeter had moved past Paul Waner for 15th on the all-time hit list.
Josh Reddick's home run in the bottom of the third pulled Oakland level again, but New York regained the lead for good on Mark Teixeira's one-out homer to right in the fourth.
Teixeira homered twice and drove in five runs, accounting for four of the Yankees' 14 hits.