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A-Rod's days of being great are over

With numbers dwindling and teams lacking fear, Rodriguez is becoming average

Updated: May 23, 2012, 1:16 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- If this is the player Alex Rodriguez is for the rest of his career -- decent hitter, occasional power, solid fielder and reliable baserunner -- he will be comparable to what most teams are sending out on a daily basis, a middle-of-the-road major league third baseman.

But that is not the player the New York Yankees traded for nine years ago, and it is certainly not the player they chose to sign to a contract extension potentially worth $325 million that will not run out for another ...

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