NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says it's possible that third baseman Alex Rodriguez could miss the entire season while coming off hip surgery.
Cashman says ``there's no guarantees'' that Rodriguez will be able to play this year.
Cashman made his remarks Friday on WFAN radio in New York.
The 37-year-old Rodriguez had surgery on his left hip last week. The team said the recovery time was expected to be six months, which would sideline the star slugger until the All-Star break.
Cashman said Rodriguez and his doctors are working hard to get him back on the field. Cashman said that in a best-case scenario Rodriguez should be back. But Cashman also said there was a chance A-Rod wouldn't return.
The Yankees signed free agent Kevin Youkilis during the offseason to play third base while Rodriguez is out.
Sports Insights' Advanced Betting Tools - NFL Free 14-Day Trial

MLB Team Pages

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

#2 966 Toronto Blue Jays 81%
#3 972 Oakland Athletics 79%
#5 960 St Louis Cardinals 69%
#6 970 Kansas City Royals 66%
#7 954 New York Mets 62%
#8 973 Pittsburgh Pirates 61%
#9 968 Baltimore Orioles 59%
#10 955 Milwaukee Brewers 56%

MLB Futures

  • WASHINGTON NATIONALS 7/1
  • ST LOUIS CARDINALS 7/1
  • KANSAS CITY ROYALS 8/1
  • LOS ANGELES DODGERS 8/1
  • SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 10/1
  • PITTSBURGH PIRATES 14/1
  • DETROIT TIGERS 16/1
  • CHICAGO CUBS 16/1
  • HOUSTON ASTROS 16/1
  • BALTIMORE ORIOLES 20/1