Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees during batting...

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

Girardi said Alex Rodriguez will hit off the tee today in Tampa, his first on-field activity since surgery on his right knee July 11. Girardi said when A-Rod returns he will reclaim his spot as the cleanup hitter.


CC Sabathia, 4-1 with a 0.92 ERA in July, was named AL Pitcher of the Month.

More Yankees headlines