At 34 years old, and with a surgically repaired hip, Alex Rodriguez has cut his baseball workouts in half. He fields fewer ground balls and takes fewer swings in the cage, all in the name of staying healthy. “Every swing, you have to make it count,” he said.
Also off the field, the Yankees have made a decision about their fifth starter but Joe Girardi wasn’t ready to announceit last night. The notebook also has items on Rodriguez’s meeting with federal investigators, Javier Vazquez’s strong start, a change to the postseason schedule and five more cuts in big league camp.