A-Rod hits grand slam in simulated game Sunday

Updated: May 18, 2008, 11:26 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez remains on target to rejoin the New York Yankees on Tuesday.

The third baseman, out since April 28 with a strained right quadriceps, hit a grand slam to center field during his 15 at-bats in a simulated game Sunday. He is scheduled to play in an extended spring training game Monday against Philadelphia minor leaguers before returning to New York.

"It's the best I've felt since the injury," Rodriguez said.

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