|A-Rod to rehab in New York, not at spring training|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 12 February 2013 07:20|
The third baseman is expected to be sidelined until at least the All-Star break following the Jan. 16 operation.
Says manager Joe Girardi: ``There's not a lot that he can do here.''
The Miami New Times last month published records that allege Rodriguez purchased performance-enhancing substances in recent years from Biogenesis of America LLC, a now-closed clinic in Coral Cables, near Rodriguez's offseason home.
Rodriguez has denied the allegations. Major League Baseball is investigating the matter.
``Him being in New York has nothing to do with trying to get rid of a distraction,'' Girardi said Tuesday. ``It's the best place him for him to be.''