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A-Rod still coming around, slowly

 He's 3-for-22 since he returned from his brief rest for his ailing hip flexor, but Alex Rodriguez says it's coming.

Maybe he means his power, which has him uncharacteristically stalled at eight homers for the year and 591 for his career. He hasn't homered since June 3.

A-Rod doubled and drove in a run last night, giving him 45 RBI for the season. That's on pace for a healthy 99 RBI for the season, but A-Rod when healthy isn't a 99-RBI guy.

In any event, MLB.com has the optimistic quotes from A-Rod and Joe Girardi about the ailing third baseman trying to find his groove.

 

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