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Since the ‘alleged’ notebook of Dr. Anthony Bosch was found in the offices of the Miami New Times, no one has heard a peep or seen a flash of Alex Rodriguez.
Understandably, both the Yankees and A-Rod have appropriate reasons why his presence is better served away from Spring Training and his teammates.
Yet I never thought the day would come when A-rod would be allowed to literally disappear.
What’s harder to fathom is that A-Rod’s teammates have provided the New York media with enough drama that he is not being sought out. As Mo’s retirement, Kevin Youkilis saying he will always be a Red Sox, and injuries galore have kept everyone well distracted amidst an A-Rod free spring.
The only peep from A-Rod came via a statement in the Wall Street Journal on February 23, “Right now I’m dedicating 100% of my energy and focus on my rehabilitation,” Rodriguez said. “I am conducting two rehab sessions each and every day…I think we have a great team and I want to be a part of it....
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