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Why Alex Rodriguez Will Not Be Traded

is not a stretch to suggest that the New York Yankees would like to rid themselves of Alex Rodriguez and his massive contract.

Sorry, Yankee fans. A-Rod is not going anywhere.

Baseball fans love numbers, so here are the key statistics:

Five years, $114 million.

2012 stats: 122 games, .272 average, 18 home runs, 57 RBI.

The monster year of 2007 (.314, 54 HR, 156 RBI) is but a distant memory. Rodriguez has maintained an average above .270 over the last three seasons, but the power seems to be in a free-fall.

Is this going to get any better for Alex? Doubtful.

Players that are 36 years of age do not suddenly rediscover their power.

Rodriguez did not get benched in the ALCS because ...

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