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View Count: 143 |  Publish Date: April 07, 2014
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Jeter moves past Molitor on career hits list

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter had two hits in a win over the Blue Jays to move into sole possession of eighth place on baseballs career list.
Jeters single in the fourth was hit No. 3,320, breaking a tie with Paul Molitor.
Its special, Jeter said. I grew up watching Paul, I played against him briefly and I have a lot of respect for him and his career.
Next on the list is Carl Yastrzemski, with 3,419.
-- Alexi Amarista celebrated his 25th birthday by delivering a go-ahead, pinch-hit three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Padres to a 4-2 victory over host Miami.
-- Chris Colabello, who played seven seasons of independent ball before signing with Minnesota in 2012, drove in four runs - including three with a sixth-inning double that broke a 6-6 tie - as the Twins beat the Indians. He leads the AL with 11 RBIs.
-- Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish struck out the Rays Wil Myers in the first for his 500th career strikeout. The milestone came in 401 2/3 innings, which the Rangers say is the fewest innings for a starter to reach 500 strikeouts in major-league history.

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Time: 3:49  |  News Code: 396612  |  Site: San Francisco Chronicle
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