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Alex Rodriguez vs. Phillies: Stats, Highlights, Reaction from Spring Training

class="ui-droppable">Alex Rodriguez's long-awaited, much-anticipated 2015 debut for the New York Yankees happened on Wednesday at George Steinbrenner Field in a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies. He had three at-bats, going 1-for-2 with a walk before being pulled in the sixth inning.    

It's going to be easy for fans and analysts to overreact to Rodriguez's performance Wednesday, but it's crucial to remember that he hasn't faced live pitching in a game situation since the end of 2013 and is 39 years old. 

Another aspect to consider is Rodriguez's nerves. He admitted to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com on Tuesday that there were going to be some butterflies.

"I'll be a little nervous, for sure," Rodriguez ...

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