Jeter slumping, but Girardi not worried yet
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But manager Joe Girardi said he was not considering moving Jeter, who is hitting second in the lineup for Monday's series opener against the Los Angeles Angels, down in the Yankees batting order.
"We address our lineup every day, but I haven't [thought about that] yet,'' Girardi said.
Girardi said he believed Jeter's slump would be temporary.
"What year was it when people thought it was over before he got his 3,000th hit, then he put up another 200-hit season after that,'' Girardi said.
Derek is probably going to tell you, 'If you think that's the best thing to do, then do it.'"