Losing A-Rod Might Not Hurt Yanks

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Brian Cashman made an appearance on the Joe Benigno/Evan Roberts WFAN show Friday and succeeded in diverting the attention from his inability to land a righthanded-hitting outfielder by suggesting Alex Rodriguez could miss the entire 2013 season because of his latest hip surgery.

When asked if such a doomsday scenario was possible, Cashman replied, yes, as in anything is possible. “I think . . . because of the serious condition he is trying to recover from, you know, there is that chance,” Cashman said.

What Cashman didn’t say was that A-Rod missing the entire season wouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing for the Yankees.

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