Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/16/14
It’s been a long and bumpy road for Alex Rodriguez over the past 9-10  months. The embattled former MVP has endured hip surgery, a long rehabilitation process and new PED allegations stemming from the Biogenesis clinic in Miami, Fla. However, for the time being, there’s some light at the end of the tunnel as A-Rod will make his final push towards being back in the Bronx. He’ll start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight and over the weekend. Through his first few games or so, A-Rod looked unbalanced at the plate – something that was expected after such a long layoff. He hit a lot of grounders, rolling over on pitches he didn’t recognize. However, recently he’s starting to drive the ball – even hitting a 400-foot home run on a 94 mph fastball from a lefty the other day. When A-Rod gets the ball into the air to center or right-center field, good things usually happen. Yesterday on New York sports radio WFAN, A-Rod said that he expects to rejoin the Yankees in Texas next Monday. This would...
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