— Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) March 27, 2015
This news doesn’t come as a surprise at all. Joe Girardi just finally made the news official. Hooray #TANAK!
A-Rod will play five innings at first base on Sunday.
— Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) March 27, 2015
Alex Rodriguez will be playing some first base on Sunday in Kissimmee against the Houston Astros.
There had been talk since camp broke – and even before the team reported for Spring Training – that there was a possibility of Rodriguez playing some first base to give Mark Teixeira some relief. He was even given a first baseman’s glove but up until last week, it seemed to be all talk and no action.
Then there were reports that Tex was working with A-Rod and showing him the ropes at first.…