By Jordan Bastian and Alec Shirkey
MLB.com |@MLBastian |
"You can tell him he's the reason I run hard down the line. I heard a quote of his once. He said, 'You have to run hard for four seconds, four times a day. That's not that much to ask for.' When I heard that quote out of him, that's something I've tried to stand by for my career. He's a special player."
--Kipnis, on Jeter
Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. Alec Shirkey is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.