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Alex Rodriguez to have hip surgery

Updated: December 4, 2012, 7:19 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Alex Rodriguez is expected to miss most of the first half of the 2013 season because of a second hip surgery that is expected to take place in January.

The New York Yankees announced in a statement Monday afternoon that their third baseman will have arthroscopic surgery on his left hip to "repair a torn labrum, bone impingement and the correction of a cyst." The recovery time for the surgery is four to six months, the team said.

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