A-Rod to DH tomorrow

August, 30, 2012
8/30/12
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For the Class A Tampa Yankees, that is.

Still, it is a step in the right direction for Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees, who have been without their third baseman since July 24, when King Felix Hernandez broke his left hand with an 88 mph changeup.

GM Brian Cashman said he did not know how many rehab games A-Rod would need before returning to the Yankees, but said "I would not rule out" the possibility A-Rod could rejoin the team next week in St. Petersburg when the Yankees play an important three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Full story here.
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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WINS LEADER
Masahiro Tanaka
WINS ERA SO IP
12 2.51 135 129
OTHER LEADERS
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RBIJ. Ellsbury 64
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OPSJ. Ellsbury .778
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