Originally written on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Anyone following the Yankees can correctly guess what the team's biggest news was yesterday. It wasn't the  end of the five game losing streak. It wasn't Andy Pettitte's two strikeouts, which gave him the most Ks in Yankees franchise history. It also wasn't Joe Girardi winning his 600th game as a Major League manager. The big news, of course, was the announcement by the Yankees that Alex Rodriguez would be starting a rehab assignment tonight with single A Charleston.So, assuming he won't get suspended, help is on the way. Or, is it? No one knows what Alex has left in the tank or, if he has anything left. The same goes for Derek Jeter. These are two guys in their late 30s. They are both, most likely, past their primes. Then again, Jeter and A-Rod past their primes is probably better than what the Yankees have had all season at third and short. Whatever they can contribute, I would venture to guess that it is probably not enough to get the Yankees to the playoffs this year.  They'll h...
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