Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 6/26/13
  This was a battle that folks should’ve seen coming from the start. Yankees vs Arod is about to commence, because it’s conspiracy time. According to a source the disgraced 3rd baseman who is also rehabbing from a hip injury feels the Yankees are intentionally slowing his return to the starting roster so that they can have him declared medically unfit to play this season, thus enabling them to recoup 80 percent of his $28 million salary through insurance. All this comes courtesy of ESPN New York and the source elaborated: “Alex thinks there’s something really off about this situation,…Here we have a doctor declaring him fit to play. You think they would be happy about that.” Instead, Rodriguez’s tweet Tuesday night — “Visit from Dr. [Bryan] Kelly over the weekend, who gave me the best news — the green light toplay games again!” — was met with an angry response from Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, who told ESPNNewYork.com’s Andrew Marchand, “You know what, when the Yankees
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