Originally written April 02, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is still in “Stage 1” as his continues to recover from a hip impingement, but he told reporters – including Bryan Hoch of MLB.com – that so far the rehab is “going very well.” Rodriguez told reporters that he’s been “devoting 100 percent” of his time and focus to getting back and playing for the Yankees. At this point, the veteran slugger is expected to remain sidelined at least through the All-Star break. While some question Rodriguez’s ability to return to the player he was prior to injury, he still feels he can play at a high level in the majors. He’s happy to attribute last season to the injury, and doesn’t regret that he didn’t have his hip examined earlier. Rodriguez hit .272/.353/.430 with 17 doubles and 18 home runs over 529 plate appearances for the Yankees last season. The 37-year-old is owed another $114 million over the next five seasons. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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