Dee Milliner http://wamc.org en Derek Jeter Returns In Style, Homers His First Pitch http://wamc.org/post/derek-jeter-returns-style-homers-his-first-pitch <p>In baseball news, Derek Jeter homered on the first pitch he saw to give the Yankees a jolt in his return from the disabled list and Alfonso Soriano made the captain a winner with a game-ending single that lifted New York over&nbsp; Tampa Bay 6-5 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.</p><p>The Red Sox are back atop the American League East after winning the rubber match of their three-game series in Baltimore. Jon Lester picked up his 10th win by allowing four hits over seven innings of their 5-0 shutout of the Orioles.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:45:54 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70215 at http://wamc.org Derek Jeter Returns In Style, Homers His First Pitch WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-75 <p>In the first round of the NFL draft, the first three players chosen were offensive linemen. No running back was taken in the first round, the first time that's happened in 40 years. The Kansas City Chiefs chose Eric Fisher with the No. 1 overall pick. The Jacksonville Jaguars took 6-foot-6, 306-pound Luke Joeckel, an offensive tackle from Texas A&amp;M, with the second pick. The Dolphins chose Oregon's 6-foot-6 linebacker Dion Jordan third and Philadelphia chose offensive tackle Lane Johnson out of Oklahoma.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:42:02 +0000 Jaired Crofut 63174 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update