(The Spread)Derek Jeter will be stuck on 2,998 hits for at least another day as Friday night’s game between the Yankees and Rays was rained out.

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After notching career hit number 2,998 in the first inning of Thursday’s ballgame, Jeter grounded out in four consecutive at-bats. He was scheduled to hit in the two-hole for Friday’s game against Tampa Bay’s Jeremy Hellickson, as he was dropped from the leadoff spot in favor of Brett Gardner.

The Rays and Yankees will play a makeup game on September 22 following the cancellation of Friday’s game. The Yankees apparently pushed for a doubleheader on Saturday, but were denied. Barring a season-ending injury, Jeter will eventually reach the historic milestone of 3,000 hits, although now he’ll have one less home game to play this weekend.

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