Alex Rodriguez says he feels great and his relationship with the New York Yankees is fine.
Rodriguez didn't indicate when he will start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment or rejoin the big league team, saying Saturday he "can't wait to get back."
"So far, no issues," Rodriguez said. "I'm just working really hard. I'm having fun. It's exciting to be back on the field."
The All-Star third baseman is taking at-bats at the Yankees' minor league complex as he comes back from hip surgery in January. He also is fielding grounders, running the bases and doing sliding drills.
"I feel like my swing is definitely getting back to form," Rodriguez said. "(Defensively) moving better the last few days. Everything is coming along."
His rehabilitation became a point of contention in the past week.
Rodriguez posted Tuesday evening on Twitter that his hip surgeon had cleared him to play in rehab games, an announcement that angered general manager Brian Cashman because Rodriguez has ...