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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip on Wednesday and it is believed that recovery from the procedure means that A-Rod will be out of the Bronx Bombers lineup until mid-July, sometime around the All-Star Break. The surgery, performed by at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York by Dr. Bryan Kelly reportedly “went as planned and without complication,” according to a statement released by the facility. But before the surgery, demonstrating he has a flair for the dramatic and an understanding how to ratchet up the tension, A-Rod uploaded a photo to Facebook (above) of himself moseying down a hospital hallway with the message, “Thanks for all the prayers & well wishes. I’ll admit I’m a little nervous, but I’m in great hands.” See? Even A-Rod can feel nervous at other times than when strolling up to the plate for a postseason at-bat. But even better is that A-Rod uploaded a photo of himself to Facebook following surgery, ...
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