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Can Yanks’ Rodriguez and Jeter Be Effective Again After Recent Injury Setbacks?

class="ui-droppable">Once upon a time, Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter were two of the "holy trinity" of shortstops, along with Nomar Garciaparra. Today, the two Yankees are hobbled by injury, while Garciaparra is an ESPN commentator. 

It's telling that one of them is not only out of the game, felled by injuries, but that he's been out a while. At age 37 for Rodriguez and age 39 for Jeter, it's surprising that either of them are playing, let alone doing so at a high level.

Neither has hit the field for more than a cameo appearance this year, but neither have shown that they've lost their baseball skills. Instead, the question with both is whether their body has betrayed them. 

There's no evidence that these minor injuries will ...

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