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Posted by: Jack Curry on Jun 10, 2011 at 01:21:34 PM

Derek Jeter was on the field by 3:30 on Tuesday afternoon, which is more than an hour earlier than he normally saunters out of the clubhouse. Jeter, a creature of habit, played the early bird to tape two public service announcements and to do two interviews, one with Nomar Garciaparra for ESPN and one with me for the YES Network.

Jeter knew what was coming. The questions weren’t going to focus on the Yankees or the Red Sox. On this day, the questions were about Jeter’s pursuit of 3,000 hits. When I asked Jeter what could lie beyond 3,000 and if he thinks 3,500 hits could be attainable, he wasn’t ready to predict the future.

“Let me get to 3,000,” Jeter said. “I’m not even to 2,990 yet.”

After Jeter smacked a single off Josh Beckett in a