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Report: Alex Rodriguez to undergo hip surgery, miss beginning of 2013 season

Alex Rodriguez  is expected to undergo surgery on his left hip and likely miss part of the 2013 season, according to a report by Joel Sherman of the New York Post.

The expectation is that Rodriguez wants to play on, not retire. The surgery is expected to be performed in Colorado by Dr. Marc Philippon, who performed the initial surgery in 2009. Rodriguez came back from that operation to play well, driving in 100 runs in just 124 games and starring in a postseason that culminated with the Yankees’ only title during his tenure.

Sherman later added that the Yankees anticipate Rodriguez returning as a full-time player in June.

https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/275625681428303872

Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports via Twitter that Rodriguez will have the surgery in January.

https://twitter.com/FeinsandNYDN/status/275615329416278017

Rodriguez's absence, coupled with Derek Jeter's recovery from a broken ankle, could leave the Yankees starting the season without the left side of their infield.

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported via Twitter the Yankees' options include Marco Scutaro and Jeff Keppinger.

https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/275614821477658625

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