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Monday, July 15, 2013
A-Rod admits to being AWOL

By Andrew Marchand

NEW YORK -- Embattled New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez admitted that he failed to show up for a scheduled rehab game last Friday but says his absence hasn't kept him from having "productive conversations" with the Yankees.

"Whatever I do with the organization, I will definitely keep private. But I will tell you I think over the last several weeks we have had very productive conversations and I think we're all aligned to come back on time and healthy," Rodriguez said before his rehab game with the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Monday.

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