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Yankees visit Va. Tech memorial, play exhibition

Updated: March 19, 2008, 2:34 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and the rest of the New York Yankees stood on the third-base line, caps over their hearts while they gazed toward the outfield.

As 32 oversized orange balloons were released into the air, the storied team in its famous pinstripes watched right along with Virginia Tech players, fans and family members of victims from last year's campus massacre.

And when the national anthem was finished and the players headed for their dugouts, it was time ...

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