6 New York/New Jersey Athletes Who Should Retire SoonMark Teixeira is injured. Again. This time it was a foul ball off his foot. Last month, he missed 18 games with torn cartilage in his knee, an issue he must manage with occasional days off.
Looking For More Playing Time, Alex Rodriguez Working Out At First BaseRodriguez has been in the starting lineup just once since July 1. His playing time has been curtailed, in part, because manager Joe Girardi has been using Carlos Beltran more at DH.
Girardi On WFAN: Beltran's Hamstring Is Hurting A-Rod's Playing TimeOver the past six games,, Rodriguez, who is hitting .220 with eight home runs this season, has served as the DH once and pinch-hit in two contests.
Girardi: 'We Have Not Proved That We Are' Contenders Right NowYankees manager Joe Girardi admitted the team is not playing like contenders right now.
Palladino: A-Rod’s Status Typifies Yankees’ ProblemsThe idea of platooning Alex Rodriguez, five homers away from 700 and holding a .296 career batting average, against left-handers would have been unthinkable even a year ago. But there he was, taking a start at DH Tuesday only because Rangers starter Cole Hamels throws left-handed.
Struggling A-Rod: 'You Haven't Heard The Last Of Me'Yankees star Alex Rodriguez said he was "surprised" he was out of the lineup on Monday night.
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A-Rod, Tanaka Lift Yankees Past Rays, 4-1Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer and Masahiro Tanaka gave up two hits over seven innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday.
Sabathia Sharp But Yankees Fall To Blue Jays 3-1The Toronto Blue Jays scored two unearned runs in the third inning off CC Sabathia in a 3-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday.
Alex Rodriguez Returns From DL, Mark Teixeira Out For YankeesJust as one aging slugger gets ready to return to the New York Yankees, they're concerned about the health of another.
LISTEN: Girardi Discusses Yankees' Turnaround On WFANThe Bronx Bombers enter Wednesday's game against Toronto on a six-game winning streak, and after a dreadful start to the season have climbed to .500.
A-Rod Gets 2 Hits For Double-A Trenton In Start Of Rehab AssignmentSidelined since straining his right hamstring on May 3, Alex Rodriguez was 2 for 4 for the Thunder in a 3-2, 11-inning win over New Hampshire on Tuesday night.
LISTEN: Was A-Rod Sent On Rehab Assignment To Give Beltran More Time As Designated Hitter?In his last five games, Beltran is batting .455 with a home run and eight RBIs.
A-Rod's Return To Yankees Delayed, To Play At Trenton TuesdayThe Bombers have done just fine without Rodriguez, going 13-6 since he went down with his injury back on May 3.
A-Rod To Come Off DL In Time For Yankees' Opener Against Blue JaysThe 14-time All-Star was eligible to come off the DL on Thursday, but the Yankees opted to give him additional time for rehab.