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Alex Rodriguez becomes full-time analyst on Fox Sports

Cleveland Indians coach Sandy Alomar Jr. (L) and

Cleveland Indians coach Sandy Alomar Jr. (L) and former Yankee Alex Rodriguez, now with Fox Sports, during practice a day before Game 1 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Oct. 24, 2016. Credit: EPA / John G. Mabanglo

Get ready for a lot more Alex Rodriguez on your television.

The former Yankees slugger is joining Fox Sports’ baseball coverage as a full-time studio analyst, the network announced Tuesday.

Rodriguez also will be a game analyst for select Fox MLB Saturday telecasts, as well as a feature reporter for Fox’s MLB pregame coverage and Fox Sports 1’s studio show MLB Whiparound.

“I’m excited to continue working with the Fox Sports family,” Rodriguez said in a statement issued by the network. “It’ll be great to get back on set with the guys for the regular season and postseason, especially the All-Star Game in my hometown of Miami.”

Rodriguez first joined the broadcasting ranks in 2015 as a guest analyst for the World Series. He impressed in that role and followed it up as a guest analyst throughout the 2016 postseason.

The Yankees released Rodriguez last August. He served as a guest instructor for the Yankees earlier this spring and made it clear that he was retired.

Rodriguez ranks fourth all-time with 696 career home runs and had a career .295 batting average with 3,115 hits in 22 seasons.

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