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A-Rod says he’s staying in New York

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc, Podcast on Apr 24, 2007 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

ph_121347.jpgAlex Rodriguez sat with the media for about 10 minutes in the dugout this afternoon.

His answers weren’t very expansive – which has been a trend this season. Like his swing, he’s simplified everything. It’s a good idea given how often his quotes were puzzling or seemed to advance some sort of agenda.

Now it’s short answers in a far less confrontational manner. It doesn’t make for colorful writing, but it makes sense for him. New Yankees PR director Jason Zillo has helped Rodriguez in that regard.

Near the end, Alex was directly asked about his option and he said without hesitation or qualifier that he would stay in New York. Is that the end of it? Obviously not. But it’s certainly interesting.

Here’s the interview:

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