Yankees manager Joe Girardi, who helped Jeter leave the field when he injured himself diving for Jhonny Peralta's ground ball in the 12th inning of the 6-4 loss in the opener of the seven-game series, delivered the news after the game.
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Girardi said Jeter showed his usual toughness when the manager came out to help him off the field.
"You could see the disappointment in his face," Girardi said about the X-ray that revealed a crack in his ankle bone. "I mean, everyone in this room knows who he is."
(Reporting by Larry Fine. Editing by Patrick Johnston)