Arod Sits Out Tonight’s Game Against The O’s
Alex Rodriguez out of Yankees' lineup
NEW YORK (AP) – Alex Rodriguez is out of the New York Yankees'
lineup, this time as a precaution after playing two straight games
since coming off the disabled list.
Manager Joe Girardi says he's just keeping his slugger fresh as
he recovers from a strained left calf. Girardi says he likely will
not let Rodriguez play an extended stretch of games for another
Rodriguez says he pleaded to play with Girardi and trainers to
play Tuesday night against Baltimore, but understands the decision.
He is 3 for 7 with a homer and three RBIs in his two games back.
Robinson Cano was in the cleanup spot in place of Rodriguez.
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