Alex Rodriguez won't waive no-trade clause, 'will be back' with Yankees

Friday October 19th, 2012

Just after the Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series, an embattled but defiant Alex Rodriguez said he would "be back" next season and had no plans to waive his trade clause.

Rodriguez struggled through an abysmal postseason, hitting just .111 through the two series. He was benched for Games 3 and 4 of the ALCS by Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

so did trade possibilities involving Rodriguez
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