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New York Yankees: Alex Rodriguez’ Right Knee Aches, Who’s on Third?

first reported by Matthew Ehalt on ESPN.com, 35-year-old Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez has a slight meniscus tear in his right knee.

This is not good news, though it does explain A-Rod's recent lack of power—the man who ranks sixth on the all-time career HR list, four behind Ken Griffey Jr.—has not gone deep since June 11 against the Cleveland Indians.

Two options sit in front of Rodriguez. Either have surgery now to repair the knee and miss at least the next month of the season or try to play through it, limiting his abilities and leaving open the possibility of tearing it further.

Granted, A-Rod at 75 percent is better then most anybody the Yankees would replace him with, including his speculated replacement in the lineup, Eduardo ...

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