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Trainer: Derek Jeter plans big comeback

The Captain hopes to play at a high level through 2017 -- but maybe not at shortstop

Updated: November 21, 2010, 3:17 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

If Derek Jeter's contract had expired after the 2009 season, Jason Riley might have been named the American League's Most Valuable Player. If not, Riley would have at least gone down as the greatest trainer since Angelo Dundee.

Riley is the fitness guy who reshaped Jeter's body and game, who dumped the Captain into a hot tub time machine before -- voila! -- a 35-year-old Jeter made like a 25-year-old Jeter on his way to a long-lost fifth championship ring, or one for his princely thumb.

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