27 Sep 2014

Yankees' and Jeter's season over

3:04 pm on 27 September 2014

The famous New York Yankees baseball team have been eliminated from the hunt for a Major League play-off spot, meaning their veteran captain Derek Jeter has played his final game at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees baseball legend Derek Jeter.

New York Yankees baseball legend Derek Jeter. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The Yankees were beaten 9-5 by the Baltimore Orioles, ending their faint hopes of making the post-season.

It means that this is the first time since 1992-93 that the Yankees have watched the playoffs from the sidelines in consecutive years.

40-year-old Jeter is retiring after playing his entire 20-year-career with the Yankees.

He won the World Series five times.

The Yankees end their season with three matches in Boston.

The Orioles were the only team from the American League East to qualify for the playoffs.