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A-Rod back in lineup for ALCS

Updated: October 13, 2012, 6:18 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- A day after being benched, Alex Rodriguez is back in the Yankees' lineup for Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Rodriguez will bat sixth and play third base.

During the AL Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles, Yankees manager Joe Girardi pinch hit for the struggling Rodriguez twice against right-handed relievers.

"If we want to make some noise, we need this guy to be Alex," Girardi said.

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