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Alex Rodriguez | Designated Hitter | #13

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (40) / 7/27/1975
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1993 / Rd. 1 (1) / SEA
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Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) won't be activated from the disabled list until at least Tuesday.
Rodriguez isn't going to require a minor league rehab assignment, but the Yankees want to make sure he's ready before activating him. He was hitting just .194 before suffering his hamstring injury. May 21 - 2:47 PM

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Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) ran the bases on Thursday.

Rodriguez ran home to first four times and first to third three times. It doesn't look like Rodriguez will need a rehab assignment, which means the Yankees could activate him at any time. A-Rod was hitting .194 before the injury.
May 19 - 8:16 PM

Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) will try to run the bases on Wednesday.

If it goes well, he should be activated from the disabled list on Thursday and could even start in the Yanks' series opener against the A's. A-Rod has been on the shelf since May 4 because of a strained right hamstring. He jogged over the weekend and has been taking batting practice.
May 17 - 9:02 PM

Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday.

A-Rod hit the disabled list with a strained right hamstring earlier this month, but he did some jogging over the weekend and will hit on the field Monday. If all goes according to plan, he'll return as the designated hitter for Thursday's game against the Athletics.
May 16 - 6:32 PM

Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) did some light jogging on Saturday.

It was the first time he's done any running since he landed on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring. "So far, so good," A-Rod said after jogging on the warning track at Yankee Stadium. The designated hitter is hoping to be ready for activation on Thursday, the first day he's eligible.
May 15 - 9:21 AM

Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) is hoping to be activated from the disabled list when first eligible on May 19.

"That’s the hope," Rodriguez said. "I’ll have a much better answer over the next 48 hours to see how I recover from these two days, but so far, so good." A-Rod has started hitting off a tee and taking soft toss and hopes to work out on the field in the next few days. He said the pain in his right hamstring is gone.
May 13 - 9:17 AM

Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) hit off a tee on Thursday.

He also did some running. Rodriguez said the real test will be starting and stopping when he runs, though he remains optimistic. There's no still word on when he might begin a rehab assignment. A-Rod was hitting just .194 with five homers before his injury.
May 12 - 4:37 PM

Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) could potentially return from the disabled list when first eligible on May 19.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that an MRI revealed a "one-plus" grade right hamstring strain for A-Rod, so it was good news all things considered. The club figures to have a better idea by next week whether Rodriguez returning in mid-May is realistic.
May 6 - 4:01 PM

The Yankees will wait for team doctor Chris Ahmad to examine Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) before establishing a timetable for his return.

Rodriguez strained his hamstring Tuesday against Baltimore and landed on the disabled list a day later. Expect a host of players to fill the void at DH. Carlos Beltran will start there on Thursday.
May 5 - 6:57 PM

Yankees placed DH Alex Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.

A-Rod suffered the injury in the fifth inning Tuesday while running to first base. The veteran slugger is probably going to need more than the typical 15 days off. Dustin Ackley replaced him at designated hitter on Tuesday night, but look for the Yankees to work in several different names through that DH spot.
May 4 - 3:34 PM

Alex Rodriguez will undergo an MRI on his right hamstring.

A-Rod pulled up lame while running to first base in the fifth inning Tuesday and manager Joe Girardi acknowledged after the game that the situation is "definitely worrisome." It sounds like a disabled list stint could be coming for the veteran slugger. Dustin Ackley replaced him in the Yankees' lineup on Tuesday night.
May 3 - 9:58 PM

Alex Rodriguez was pulled from Tuesday's game against the Orioles with an apparent leg injury.

A-Rod appeared to tweak something in his right leg while running to first base in the top of the fifth inning and Dustin Ackley entered to hit for him in the top of the eighth. There should be an update after the game. This could be a big blow for the already-struggling Yanks.
May 3 - 9:31 PM

Alex Rodriguez homered, doubled and drove home four runs as the Yankees were outlasted by the Red Sox on Sunday night in Boston.

A-Rod blasted a two-run homer off David Price in the third inning then added on a two-run double his next time up in the fifth. The 40-year-old slugger has really picked up his offense in the past few weeks, and is now slashing .203/.286/.464 with five homers and 12 RBI on the season.
May 1 - 11:38 PM

Alex Rodriguez socked a solo homer Friday against the Red Sox.

He’s up to four home runs on the season and 691 for his career. Rodriguez has five hits (including two doubles and two home runs) over his last three games, so at least he’s showing some signs of life. The 40-year-old is batting .194/.286/.419 overall.
Apr 29 - 10:12 PM

Alex Rodriguez finished 3-for-3 with a walk and a homer in Wednesday night's loss to the Rangers.

A-Rod sat out the first two games of this series because of oblique stiffness, but he looked to be moving free and easy on Wednesday as he walked in the second, homered in the fourth, doubled in the sixth, and singled in the ninth. The veteran designated hitter raised his season slash line from .145/.242/.273 to .190/.288/.379 in one busy night.
Apr 27 - 11:14 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Ronald Torreyes
3Rob Refsnyder
SS1Didi Gregorius
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Dustin Ackley
3Mat Gamel
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Mason Williams
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Aaron Hicks
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Michael Pineda
3Nathan Eovaldi
4Luis Severino
5CC Sabathia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Andrew Miller
3Dellin Betances
4Chasen Shreve
5Ivan Nova
6Kirby Yates
7Bryan Mitchell
8James Pazos
9Branden Pinder
10Nick Goody
11Luis Cessa