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Alex Rodriguez to Retire After 2017 Season: Latest Comments and Reaction

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's Major League Baseball career will likely come to an end after the 2017 season.

Speaking to ESPN.com's Andrew Marchand on Wednesday, Rodriguez said: "I won't play after next year. I've really enjoyed my time. For me, it is time for me to go home and be dad."

Although shortly after that he clarified his remarks to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: "I’m thinking in terms of my contract which ends in 2017. After that, we’ll see what happens. I’ve got two years and more than 300 games to play.”

The timing of Rodriguez's possible retirement is not entirely a surprise, as his 10-year contract expires after the 2017 season. He will be 42 ...

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