Rapid Reaction: Jeter goes 0-for-2

MOOSIC, Pa. -- Derek Jeter wants to get back to the Bronx as soon as possible. He took another step toward that goal by playing five innings at shortstop Monday night, his third rehab game.

Here's a breakdown of how he did.

AT THE PLATE: Jeter finished 0-for-2 with a walk in Triple-A Wilkes-Barre's game against Rochester.

He led things off for the RailRiders with a high chopper to short and reached on a throwing error by Red Wings shortstop Doug Bernier.

In the third inning, Jeter worked a walk after an 0-2 count. He grounded out to third in the fifth and then left the game.

IN THE FIELD: It was a fairly uneventful evening for Jeter in the field.

The 39-year-old looked pain-free when he charged a grounder in the top of the first. He fielded it and threw on the run to get Rochester center fielder Anton Richardson.

In the third, Jeter fielded a grounder and fired to second baseman Brent Lillibridge for a forceout. Also in the inning, Jeter fielded a throw from catcher J.R. Murphy at second and tagged out the Rochester runner. Jeter had to move laterally, so it seemed to be a good test of his ankle.

ON THE BASES: After running out the grounder in the first, Jeter showed good speed going from first to third on Murphy's single to right field. And after drawing a walk in the third and advancing to second, Jeter scored on a single.

Afterward, he said, "Everything felt fine."

Jeter broke his ankle Oct. 13 and had surgery. He played five spring training games, but a new break was discovered April 18. He has not played in a regular-season game this year.