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Score another win for Alex Rodriguez

Gambit may ultimately fail, but after Monday it's A-Rod 1, Major League Baseball 0

Updated: August 6, 2013, 11:42 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

If you're keeping score at home, score Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, as a big win for Alex Rodriguez.

A walk-off home run, even.

Think about it: He gets to play for the rest of the year.

He gets to collect every penny of the $28 million the Yankees owe him for 2013, and maybe, another $6 million on top of that if he somehow manages to hit 13 home runs to catch Willie Mays, the first of the five bonus clauses in his renegotiated contract.

Sometime in the offseason, he gets his ...

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