Is Derek Jeter still a money player?

For 36-year-old free agent, the playoff stakes are higher than ever

Updated: October 5, 2010, 2:57 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

What is Derek Jeter really worth? If you put blinders to the mystique and aura, how much value is there for a 36-year-old free-agent shortstop who delivers a .270 average, 10 homers, 67 RBIs and solid but unspectacular defense?

"Twelve million dollars over two years, maybe $10 million over two," one former GM said. "But I think he'll probably get a lot more than that."

He will get a lot more than that, because he is the most storied member of the New York Yankees since Joe DiMaggio ...

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