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Expect A-Rod back in the Bronx

Despite club's desire to be rid of declining slugger, the two are unlikely to part

Updated: October 19, 2012, 6:05 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- The New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez probably are stuck with one another from now until the end of the 2017 season, when A-Rod will be 42 years old and the Yankees will be out a minimum of $114 million for his services.

They are unlikely to part, despite the club's strong desire to rid itself of his albatross of a contract and fly swatter of a bat, and A-Rod's likely disenchantment with his diminishing stature in the eyes of the manager and GM.

In a way, ...

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