A-Rod out of Yankees' lineup vs. Phils

Updated: June 16, 2010, 1:49 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez was not in the New York Yankees' lineup for the fourth consecutive game because of a strained right hip flexor.

However, he and manager Joe Girardi expect him to be in Wednesday night's lineup against the Phillies.

"That's the plan," Rodriguez said before the Yankees beat the Phillies 8-3 on Tuesday night.

Rodriguez felt fine during pregame drills, which was the final hurdle for his recovery. Both Girardi and Rodriguez thought that ...

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