Report: A-Rod might return this month
His recovery from hip surgery going well, Alex Rodriguez could return to the New York Yankees by the end of the month. Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long told the New York Post that the third baseman has begun to hit and "feels 70 percent." Rodriguez was expected to miss six to nine weeks after the hip surgery March 9, with the slugger returning by the middle of May.
Rays-Rockies trade: : Tampa Bay traded pitcher Jason Hammel to Colorado for minor league pitcher Aneury Rodriguez, meaning Jeff Niemann becomes the Rays' fifth starter.
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