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2009-05-08 21:13:20

Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer on the first pitch he has seen this season Friday, sending the New York Yankees to a 4-0 victory over Baltimore. Rodriguez missed New York's first 28 games following hip surgery. He chose a less invasive operation that allowed him to return much sooner than the four-month absence doctors had originally expected. Another operation may be needed after the season. Friday's appearance was also the first for the slugging superstar since he admitted using...

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2009-05-02 22:15:20

A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez declined comment on a report that MLB officials are questioning statements the New York Yankees slugger made to investigators. Citing people within baseball who were briefed on the situation, The New York Times reported Saturday that Major League Baseball is investigating the accuracy of statements Rodriguez gave regarding his use of performance-enhancing substances, and are trying to determine whether he used such substances more than he has conceded, the sources...

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2009-04-30 06:30:00

Alex Rodriguez, the New York Yankees third baseman and highest-paid player in baseball, may have used steroids after moving to New York, a new book says. Rodriguez admits to dabbling in steroids while with the Texas Rangers early in his career but the book, A-Rod, disputes his claim that it ended there. It also claims the steroid usage may have begun in high school. Jose Canseco, an ex-teammate and friend of Rodriguez, was quoted as saying said he believes him to still be using human growth...

2009-04-10 16:54:31

The New York Yankees say injured third baseman Alex Rodriguez is expected to begin his baseball conditioning procedures Monday. He is scheduled to report to the Yankees' minor league complex in Tampa, Fla. for be his first activity on a baseball diamond since March 9, when he underwent surgery on his right hip. It was performed by Dr. Marc Philippon at the Vail Valley Surgery Center in Colorado and a full labrum repair will be performed after the 2009 season. We expect him to be there on...

2009-03-22 13:33:35

New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez once dated a woman who allegedly provided call girls for former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, sources claim. Unidentified former employees of a call-girl agency once run by Kristin Davis maintain Rodriguez and Davis temporarily dated for free after the madam failed to lure the Yankees slugger in as a client, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The sources said the couple's courtship also included gifts such as flowers and jewelry from Rodriguez to...

2009-03-18 13:52:30

A Details Magazine photo that seems to depict New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez preparing to kiss himself in a mirror has his teammates poised for teasing. The picture, which shows the third baseman nearly lip-to-lip with his reflection in a full-length mirror, had some of his teammates shaking their heads in disbelief while more mischievous colleagues said the photo leaves A-Rod ripe for razzing, Newsday reported Wednesday. Don't worry, we'll be sure to make fun of him for it, one Yankee said....

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2009-03-11 13:25:00

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman won't be active in the trade market to replace third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who had hip surgery this week. Doctors said Rodriguez will miss 6-9 weeks after having surgery on his right hip Monday at the Vail Valley (Colo.) Surgery Center. I'm not optimistic about doing anything, Cashman said on the team's Web site. I'm not going to be proactive. If something presents itself that makes sense, which is not realistic, then maybe it will be somebody...

2009-03-09 14:00:14

The surgery on New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's right hip Monday was a success, his doctor said. Rodriguez had arthroscopic surgery at Vail Valley Surgery Center in Colorado to repair a torn labrum. Dr. Marc Philippon also used the 80-minute operation to address cartilage from a paralabral cyst that had dated back to last season, the team said. The surgery went exactly as we planned, Philippon said. There were no surprises. Exactly what we prepared for was there. The labrum was...

2009-03-08 10:12:49

New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will have arthropedic surgery on his injured right hip, General Manager Brian Cashman said Sunday. The surgery will be performed Monday in Vail, Colo., by Dr. Mac Philippon of the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic for sports medicine and orthopedic surgery, Newsday reported. Earlier, the Yankees had decided against surgery, choosing a rest and rehab period instead. Cashman said the decision to go ahead with the operation to repair torn cartilage was made during...

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2009-03-05 17:38:07

The troublesome right hip of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez will be handled with a conservative approach, MLB.com reported late Thursday. The news followed an ESPN Deportes report earlier in the day where A-Rod's brother, Joe, said during a telephone interview that the third baseman had been scheduled for surgery on a cyst on his right hip next Monday in Colorado, and likely would require a 10-week rehabilitation period. I think we're collectively trying to figure out what's best to...


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