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Alex Rodriguez moved from 3B to DH because of left quad tightness

Alex Rodriguez attempts to make a play at

Alex Rodriguez attempts to make a play at third base while playing for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in a rehab assignment against the Louisville Bats. (July 18, 2013) (Credit: AP )

In a late lineup move, Alex Rodriguez has been moved from third base to designated hitter in Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's lineup because of tightness in his left quadriceps, the Yankees announced less than an hour before the scheduled first pitch for the RailRiders' game against Louisville on Saturday.

Rodriguez went 2-for-4 as the designated hitter for the RailRiders on Friday.

Before the setback, A-Rod was expected to rejoin the Yankees on Monday against the Rangers.

Tags: Alex Rodriguez , Triple-A , Scranton/Wilkes-Barre , Yankees , MLB

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