A-Rod confident he will play next year

Updated: December 14, 2013, 11:25 PM ET
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PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic -- While waiting to hear if his 211-game suspension will be upheld by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez remains optimistic that he will be allowed to play next season.

"Yes, I feel confident. I'm preparing as always, working hard. I feel completely healthy, I have the entire offseason to prepare for it," Rodriguez said in Spanish to a group of journalists Saturday at the Punta Espada golf course where David ...

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