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A-Rod Longs for Normalcy He'll Never Have

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Alex Rodriguez has played in every game this season. Sometime this summer, maybe on an extra-humid afternoon or during the 20-games-in-20-days stretch the New York Yankees face in August, manager Joe Girardi will sit him. Rodriguez hopes not. At 36, and even with a degenerative hip and knee, he feels better than he has in half a decade.

"I feel young again," he says.

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