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Alex Rodriguez joined the Yankees’ A-List Celebrity Rehab clinic down in Florida yesterday.

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1 bp1   ~  May 7, 2013 12:25 pm

I don't know what to think about this. I love a redemption story as much as the next guy, but that Biogenesis stuff got kinda creepy. A big part of me wishes he'd just go away, and another part of me hopes he comes back and mashes. It is fun to watch all time great athletes do amazing things. I don't know him obviously, but I don't really want to - he creeps me out - but when he's on a roll it sure is fun to watch play baseball. I've never seen anyone hit so many casual looking fly balls that landed in monument park or the right field bleachers. Effortless and efficient power - it looked easy to him.

The drama and the weirdness I could do without.

So - yeah - I dunno. I'm dreading his comeback as much as I'm intrigued by it. Anyone else feel the same?

2 YankeeAbby   ~  May 7, 2013 12:55 pm

[1] - I'm 100% with you on this. If he does come back and kicks ass, will we be as forgiving and appreciative of the efforts as we were back in '09 or marvel the way we did even when he was in Texas? I want to root for him yet at the same time, I do so with some apprehension.
I want him to be that phenom he once was...without the juice!

3 Ben   ~  May 7, 2013 1:46 pm

I'm more excited about the other guys coming back. I like Arod, definetly root for him. But that effortlessness he has, when he's mashing, not too compelling to me. I like Tex, Jetes, Grandy. You can sense their effort. I've seen Arod struggle of course, and I know he puts in a ton of work.... I don't know. Just seems more like, if his swing is right, he rakes. If it's not, he doesn't. There's less of a palpable battle than with the other guys.

This is all total nonsense. Just can't find the right words.

4 Sliced Bread   ~  May 7, 2013 2:17 pm

ARod puts the "complex" in Yankees Spring Training complex.

5 MSM35   ~  May 7, 2013 4:29 pm

We have seen the best. At 38, "Hips don't lie". Nothing worse for an athlete or a dancer

6 rbj   ~  May 7, 2013 4:34 pm

Chris Nelson at third tonight.

I can't wait for A-Rod to come back.

As for Biogenesis, we've got unauthenticated records and some third party hearsay. Bosch seems to be a slimeball who doesn't keep his promises, I could see him inventing famous clients to impress regular clients. I'm still just in wait and see mode.

7 kenboyer made me cry   ~  May 7, 2013 6:21 pm

As my mother used to say, "don't get me started". Arod has done more to cloud the Yankee legacy than anyone since the convicted felon owner. He is also a victim of his own circumstances.

If or when he tries to come back and can't produce; there will be torches and pitchforks on the Grand Concourse.

I feel sorry for him, or as sorry as I can for a cento-millionaire. Please stay away.

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