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Jeter to play in simulated game Saturday

07/27/2013 1:42 AM ET
By Grant Tunkel

Derek Jeter is eligible to return from the disabled list on Saturday, but the Yankees' Captain won't be in the lineup for their 1:05 p.m. game against the Rays.

Instead, Jeter will participate in a simulated game on Saturday, the Yankees announced after Friday's series opener against Tampa Bay. The time and location of the simulated game are yet to be determined, according to MLB.com.

Jeter worked out with the team at Yankee Stadium on Friday night and told MLB.com he felt "fine," but his return will have to wait.

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