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Will Alex Rodriguez Be with the New York Yankees in 2013?

Alex Rodriguez for Game 5 of the ALDS was a distinct possibility for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

So the announcement that Rodriguez is not in the starting lineup for Friday's do-or-die game against the Baltimore Orioles shouldn't be a surprise. Yet Girardi's decision to sit his third baseman down for Game 5 has still raised plenty of eyebrows.

For one thing, Rodriguez has hit well against Orioles starting pitcher Jason Hammel. He's batted 8-for-24 (.333) versus Hammel with four home runs and nine RBI. But as the New York Daily News' Mark Feinsand pointed out in a tweet, six of those eight hits and each of those homers came between 2006 and 2008. A-Rod just doesn't appear to be the same player anymore.

However, we're still ...

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