Derek Jeter has Grade 1 quad strain, will rest through All-Star break

Derek Jeter has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of his quadriceps and will not play through the weekend, Yankees GM Brian Cashman announced today.

That will permit him to rest through the All-Star break as well, which the Yankees are hopeful will allow him to avoid going back on the disabled list.

Cashman said that would be the best case scenario, but also cautioned there is still a chance he’ll need to be retroactively placed on the disabled list after the All-Star break.

A Grade 1 strain is the slightest, or least severe, of the three possible grades.

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