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Jeter to play on Wednesday? Fat chance

Dangerously close to 3K, Captain's hit quest will likely resume in Bronx -- not Cleveland

Updated: July 6, 2011, 3:07 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CLEVELAND -- A wise man once said -- in fact, a certain wise man says it several times a night -- that you just can't predict baseball.

But there is one thing you can pretty safely predict about a certain baseball player: Derek Jeter will not get his 3,000th hit Wednesday night at Progressive Field against the Indians.

It's not that he's not capable of getting four hits in a game -- despite his rather modest .257 batting average and .320 on-base percentage, he's done it twice already ...

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