Alex Rodriguez back in Yankees lineup

Updated: August 22, 2011, 2:35 AM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Alex Rodriguez finally returned to the New York Yankees lineup on Sunday, more than a month and a half after he hit the disabled list with a knee injury that sapped the power from his swing.

Rodriguez was put in the cleanup spot for the series finale against the Minnesota Twins. He went 0 for 5 in the 3-0 victory, but said his knee felt great.

"I felt good," Rodriguez said. "Definitely a positive day moving forward. I'm relieved to get the first one behind me ...

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