A-ROD MAKES SECOND REHAB START

By on August 14, 2011

New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez takes BP before his second rehab start fo the Tampa Yankees in Dunedin Saturday (photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.—Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez went 0-3 with a walk, two strike outs and scored a run in his second rehab start for Class-A Tampa Saturday.

     Playing against Dunedin was 2-6 overall in his first two game since surgery to his right knee on July 14.

Alex Rodriguez ices his knee as he leaves Florida Auto Exchange Stadium Saturday (photo by Eddie Michels)

     “I think it was a better more natural progression for me,” said Rodriguez of delaying in the field another day.  “I think being the DH was wise.”

     Rodriguez will do situational work at the Yankees Himes Ave. Complex on Sunday at 10 AM.  “We’re just going to let it fly a bit tomorrow, said Rodriguez..

Pre-game Notes:

DUNEDIN, Fla.–Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez took grounders prior to Saturday’s Class-A game between the Tampa Yankees and Dunedin Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.  Originally scheduled to play third for 5-6 innings Rodriguez will instead DH not pushing his luck with his operated on right knee. (Photo by EDDIE MICHELS)

DUNEDIN, Fla.–Yankees 3B Alex Rogriguez signed for the fans at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium Saturday night while playing for Class-A Tampa at Dunedin.  It was Rodriguez second appearence as a DH since surgery to his right knee on July 14.(Photo by EDDIE MICHELS)
  

Alex Rodriguez takes time after rehab start #2 in Dunedin to sign autographs (photo by Eddie Michels)

Alex Rodriguez signs authographs (photo by Eddie Michels)Alex Rodriguez takes time after rehab start #2 in Dunedin to sign autographs (photo by Eddie Michels)

 
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