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A-Rod out with tendinitis in hip flexor

Updated: June 12, 2010, 12:26 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It turns out that Alex Rodriguez does have a problem with his right hip, although not, according to Joe Girardi, in the area that was surgically repaired in March 2009 and cost Rodriguez the first 28 games of last season.

After consulting with team trainer Gene Monahan, Girardi announced that an MRI performed on his third baseman showed tendinitis in the right hip flexor.

"Anytime he has a problem in that region there's a red flag that's going to go up in ...

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