The Yankees have already gone without Jeter, Curtis Granderson, Alex Rodriguez, and Mark Teixeira for the entire season thus far, but Jeter was originally supposed to come back around May 1.
That's not going to happen now, thanks to this setback.
Yankees GM Brian Cashman acknowledged that it's a substantial setback, so we'll see if the Yankees make some sort of move to improve their SS production.
In case there are some depressed Derek Jeter fans out there who need a little boost, Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson tweeted a picture of a Colorado Rockies scouting report on Jeter from back in 1992, and it's pretty fascinating. Check it out: