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Derek Jeter looks lost at the plate

Yankees' captain has abandoned his swing alterations after an early-season slump

Updated: April 11, 2011, 5:08 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- It is time to take a sip out of bitter winter brew, the "reality potion," when looking at Derek Jeter's game. He is not only failing to get hits, he is not even hitting many balls hard.

The new stance -- his bow to Father Time -- has now been abandoned. All the work that started last September and extended into this spring has been tucked away -- at least for now -- because on Saturday Jeter admitted frustration and on Sunday his hitting coach, Kevin Long, confirmed the whole new ...

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