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Captain Jeter won't jump ship

Shortstop enters walk year, but don't expect run in Bronx to end anytime soon

Updated: April 3, 2010, 3:01 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Derek Jeter will be a Yankee next year. Of that there is no doubt. The issues that remain -- how much longer and for how much money -- are just details that will be worked out.

There is nothing remarkable about the Yankees' wanting to retain Jeter, who will turn 36 on June 26, or about Jeter's wanting to remain with the organization in which he not only grew up as a ballplayer but also became one of the greatest ever to work for baseball's pre-eminent franchise.

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