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A-Rod scratched from Sunday night lineup

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees during batting practice before playing against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium. (April 5, 2011) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez was a late scratch from Sunday night's lineup against the Red Sox. He was feeling ill, and Yankees manager Joe Girardi took him out of the lineup.

Eric Chavez, who went 3-for-5 on Saturday, will take A-Rod's place in the field at third base, and Robinson Cano has moved up to the cleanup spot.


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