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Alex Rodriguez: Why Staying with the Yankees Will Kill His Career

Alex Rodriguez some credit, he has steel cojones. Despite another season of intense scrutiny, A-Rod has confirmed that he'll still be a New York Yankee when the 2013 MLB season opens.

Brave? Yes. Smart? That's an entirely different matter.

Rodriguez is set to make $28 million next year at the getting-up-there age of 37. That's a lot of money for a man who rode the pine when the Yankees season was on the line.

He could have agreed to waive his no-trade clause and allowed the team to ship him off to a new destination. He could have gotten a fresh-ish (sadly, the Internet follows you everywhere, I hear) start in a non-sports-crazy town like Miami or Anaheim. 

Instead, Rodriguez is willing to risk his career by staying in ...

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