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Kelly Johnson celebrates with teammate Juan Uribe after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 15-2 at Citi Field on July 25, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Let’s take a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

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Alex Rodriguez rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Texas Rangers in the top of the sixth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 27, 2015. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Birthday Bash: A-Rod Becomes 4th Player To Homer In Teens And 40s

Alex Rodriguez marked his 40th birthday Monday night by homering against Texas, the team that gave him his first huge contract.

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Alex Rodriguez watches a ball leave the yard against the Minnesota Twins on July 25, 2015. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A-Rod On Turning 40: ‘I’m Happy And Healthy And In A Good Place’

Hardly anyone thought Alex Rodriguez would be celebrating his 40th birthday as a member of the Yankees. But he’s pulled off the improbable.

07/27/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees is greeted by Mark Teixeira #25 after connecting on a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on July 22, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A-Rod, Teixeira Go Yard, Yanks Slide Past Orioles

Alex Rodriguez hit the 20th homer of his renaissance season, Mark Teixeira connected for an early two-run shot and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Wednesday night.

07/23/2015

Masahiro Tanaka delivers a pitch for the Yankees against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium on July 17, 2015. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

A-Rod Blast In 7th Gets Yankees’ Second Half Off To Solid Start

Alex Rodriguez returned from the All-Star break with a boom, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Friday night.

07/17/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 10: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees heads for home after a home run against Clay Buchholz #11 of the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 10, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A-Rod Jacks 17th Homer, Yanks Smash Buchholz, Sox 5-1

Alex Rodriguez hit his 17th home run in the first inning, Michael Pineda had another impressive start and the New York Yankees took advantage of Clay Buchholz’s early exit.

07/10/2015

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees celebrates his sixth inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 5, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: All-Star Snub Or Not, A Good Season From A-Rod Is No Longer Good Enough

What is lost on the A-Rod Apologist, shrieking in indignity over the All-Star snub, is that he’s blown past the point of total forgiveness.

07/09/2015

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Silverman: Astros, Cubs, A-Rod Lead MLB First-Half Surprises

Unlike the Astros, the Cubs are not in first place. But they have a legitimate chance at winning a wild-card spot.

07/08/2015

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod ‘Disappointed’ By All-Star Omission, But Not Surprised

Alex Rodriguez says he is “obviously disappointed” to be left off the American League All-Star team, but considered himself “a long shot” to get selected.

07/08/2015

Darryl Strawberry and Alex Rodriguez

Steinbrenner: A-Rod Is Having ‘One Of The Greatest Comeback Years’ Ever

“It’s an amazing year,” he said. “The bad hips, all the other stuff, the more than a year off at his age. To come back and do what he’s done is pretty amazing.”

07/07/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

‘Amazing’ A-Rod Snubbed From All-Star Game

Hank Steinbrenner says Alex Rodriguez is having “one of the greatest comeback years any player has ever had.” But it’s not enough to earn him a place on the AL’s All-Star team.

07/07/2015

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira, Betances, Mets’ DeGrom Named All-Star Game Reserves

Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

07/06/2015

Zack Hample at a news conference with Alex Rodriguez, after Hample returned the ball from Rodriguez's 3,000th hit for a charity donation. (Credit: CBS2)

A-Rod, Yanks Settle Bonus Dispute; Team To Give $3.5M To Charities

Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups.

07/03/2015

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Report: A-Rod’s Milestone Bonus Money May Go To Charity

The dispute over Alex Rodriguez’s milestone bonus for hitting home run No. 660 may soon come to an end. And plenty of good may come out of it.

07/02/2015

Alex Rodriguez

Keidel: Don’t Ever Compare A-Rod To Jeter — Even For A Hit

Stop comparing him to Jeter — even for a day, for an inning. Even for a hit. Especially the 3,000th hit.

06/22/2015

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