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Alex Rodriguez gets back on field

Updated: May 6, 2013, 9:08 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the first time since surgery on his left hip almost four months ago.

He joined a group of injured New York Yankees starters Monday at the team's minor league complex. The 37-year-old third baseman ran, played catch and hit off a tee.

Rodriguez said it's "like being 8 years old again when I first grabbed a bat." He added it's "pretty exciting" and he's "really looking forward to getting back."

Rodriguez had ...

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