Alex Rodriguez Healthy According To Insurance Company, Will Play In 2015

There has not been much news about Alex Rodriguez since the performance enhancing drug incident. However, the Yankees have two games left this season, which means Rodriguez is only out for two more games. He was originally given 211 games, but that was shortened after an appeal.

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman told reporters that he has been in contact with Rodriguez and will bring him back for the 2015 season. 

Brendan Kuty reported via Twitter, "A-Rod was cleared physically by an insurance company this season as healthy. #Yankees."

David Waldstein also went to Twitter to report, "A-Rod is doing 3 a day workouts."

The Yankees owe Rodriguez $61 million through the 2017 season. Some reporters claimed that they would release him after the suspension, but obviously that will not be an option. 

With the newest addition of Martin Prado at third base, Rodriguez would probably need to hit at the designated hitter position and not play in the field. It would be the smart way to go about things because he had hip surgery last season and in recent years has had surgery on both hips and his right knee. 

Over 20 Major League seasons, Rodriguez has batted .299/.384/.558. He has blasted 654 home runs and 1,969 RBI's. He has racked up 2,939 hits over 2,568 games in his career. Rodriguez has played in 15 All-Star Games, has won 12 year long awards, three Most Valuable Player Awards, 10 Silver Sluggers, and two Gold Gloves. 

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