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A-Rod to face appeal 'head on'

Updated: October 1, 2013, 1:05 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

HOUSTON -- With next season and possibly his career on the line, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is looking forward to the start of the appeal of his 211-game suspension for violating the joint drug agreement and the collective bargaining agreement on Monday.

"Let's get it on," Rodriguez said after manager Joe Girardi confirmed the third baseman would sit out the rest of the weekend games. "It starts on Monday. We've got to face it head-on."

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