How Alex Rodriguez' Hip Injury Affected His Swing

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How Alex Rodriguez' Hip Injury Affected His Swing
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It’s been two months since the Yankees found out about Alex Rodriguez‘ hip, and on Wednesday, the third baseman will finally have his surgery. After 27 awful-looking Postseason plate appearances, it’s no surprise that Rodriguez had a significant injury. It wasn’t until being benched by Joe Girardi in Game three of the ALDS, that the slugger admitted to his manager that his hip had been bothering him, and that he wasn’t “firing on all cylinders.” Cashman would later say that one benefit of the hip ordeal was that it brought peace of mind to Rodriguez, who had worries about his October performance.

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