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Alex Rodriguez runs to first base after hitting a single to left field during the first inning against the Phillies on March 4, 2015 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod On Spring Debut: ‘It’s Really A Dream Just To Be Back’

The Yankees slugger went 1 for 2 with a walk in a spring-training loss to the Phillies on Wednesday, another step forward as he tries to resume his drug-scarred career.

03/05/2015

Designated hitter Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees follows through as he hits a single to left field in front of catcher Tommy Joseph #73 of the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning of a spring training game on March 4, 2015 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Shakes Off Rust, Singles In First Game Since Ban

“Once you hit rock bottom, any time you hear a few cheers these days is a pleasant surprise,” Alex Rodriguez said after his spring debut.

03/04/2015

Third baseman Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Says He’ll Be ‘A Little Nervous’ In Spring Debut Wednesday

A-Rod returns on Wednesday for his first game in 17 months, slated to be a designated hitter for two or three at-bats against the Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in New York’s spring training home opener.

03/03/2015

Alex Rodriguez participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ A-Rod Feeling Good, Nearing 1st Spring Game

The Yankees begin exhibition play Tuesday against the Phillies. Manager Joe Girardi said he’ll announce Monday whether Rodriguez will be in the lineup for the game.

03/02/2015

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans as he participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod, Cheered In Tampa, Says First Workout ‘Like Going To Disney World’

In addition to cheering, many of the about 500 fans in attendance Thursday called out A-Rod’s name as he moved from drill to drill and in and out of the batting cage.

02/27/2015

Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), George Steinbrenner (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Hal Steinbrenner Doesn’t Sound Like ‘The Boss’ At All

If the old man ever heard the new-age, “I’m OK, you’re OK” stuff coming out of Yankees co-owner Hal Steinbrenner’s mouth lately, he’d blow his top.

02/27/2015

Third baseman Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees exits the dugout and runs onto the field to participate in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Hank Steinbrenner On A-Rod: ‘Hopefully He’ll Help The Lineup’

“Hopefully this spring he can contribute, that’s the bottom line,” Steinbrenner, the Yankees’ co-chairman, said. “He can hit. He’s a natural. Hopefully he can still do it.”

02/26/2015

Alex Rodriguez takes grounders during spring training drills in Tampa, Florida., on Feb. 26, 2015. (Photo: Otis Livingston)

WATCH: A-Rod Flashes The Leather At Third Base Down In Tampa

The Yankees have said Alex Rodriguez’s days of being an everyday fielder are over. But that didn’t stop him from showing off the old glove and arm on Thursday.

02/26/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: Let’s Give A-Rod A Chance To Tip His Cap And Redeem Himself

At the risk of public redundancy and personal duplicity, I say give Alex Rodriguez a chance. A chance to show his face. A chance to swat a single to win a game.

02/26/2015

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Jared Max: Tex, A-Rod, CC And The 2015 Yankees — Cross Your Fingers!

Inside the Yankees fridge, there’s a plethora of leftovers. The lobster isn’t fresh. The filet mignon is long gone. But, this is it. Hal’s done shopping.

02/26/2015

Hank Aaron (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Alex Rodriguez  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Hank Aaron On A-Rod: ‘I’m Rooting For Him’

The man considered MLB’s true home run king told Newsday earlier this week that he wants to see A-Rod come back strong after serving a yearlong suspension for PEDs.

02/25/2015

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A-Rod Hugs It Out With Headley, Says ‘I’ll Be Fine’ Without PEDs

Alex Rodriguez started his second day of workouts at the Yankees’ minor league complex by hugging Chase Headley, the player signed to replace him at third base.

02/25/2015

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans after arriving at the New York Yankees' spring training complex on Feb. 23, 2015. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

Report: Yankees Officials ‘Fuming’ Over A-Rod’s Surprise Arrival

“He’s learned nothing,” an unnamed baseball exec told the New York Daily News. “He’s the same old guy. He just did what he wanted to do.”

02/24/2015

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans after arriving at the New York Yankees' spring training complex on Feb. 23, 2015. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

Jared Max: A-Rod’s Return Comes With Predictable Drama

Days after releasing a handwritten apology to fans, A-Rod may have created another reason to say he’s sorry by not giving his bosses a heads up that he was en route to spring training.

02/24/2015

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Boomer & Carton: Testing Testosterone Levels

Craig decided he wants the entire morning show staff checked, going on to predict that based on his escalated age, Boomer’s level would be the lowest.

WFAN–02/24/2015

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