Derek Jeter passed on questions about A-Rod for now. But Joe Girardi believes that this, too, shall pass.
Rodriguez is not expected in Tampa until next week, right when position players are to report. He is still scheduled to be honored by the University of Miami baseball program on Friday. Rodriguez donated the money needed to refurbish their stadium.
Headed off to the minor-league complex to catch the early workouts. I’ll file a post or two from there.