Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 7/5/13
After a much-publicized spat with his general manager over when he was going to return to action, New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez returned to did just that last week when he reported to the Yankees minor affiliate in Charleston. And so far--not so good. Keith Allison/Flickr Rodriguez has not played much yet. After such long layoff the team wants to ease him back onto the field, and by the looks of things he is going to need all the time he can get. In limited action during two games (the team doesn't want to push him too hard after 9-months off thanks to hip surgery) he is 0-4 for with two strikeouts. After a horrible October it is not exactly what fans were hoping for--especially since its at the Single-A level--even after such a long break. A-rod is being very optimistic about it though. "I don't mind if I save all my hits for New York." It was encouraging to see him help turn a double play in his second game, but its clear he still has a long way go. He p...
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