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Rodriguez fighting to solve slump

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Alex Rodriguez says there's a "disconnect" in his swing right now, one that has him mired in a 5-for-40 slump (.125) after another 0-for-4 night Wednesday.

Rodriguez wasn't the only Yankees hitter who failed to get anything going in New York's 4-0 loss to the Tigers, but the third baseman has struggled to find his stroke since coming back from an oblique injury.

In the 12 games since he returned to the lineup, Rodriguez is hitting .149 (7-for-47) with one home run and nine RBI. The homer and six of those RBI came in one game.

"I got off to a great start and haven't been swinging the bat really well the last couple of weeks," Rodriguez said. "It's time to get back in the saddle and help the team win."

Rodriguez said his upper and lower half have not been working in concert, though he's been working with hitting coach Kevin Long in the cage to try to correct his mechanics.

"My swing is going to be just fine," Rodriguez said. "Right now, it doesn't look real pretty, but it's going to be there."

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AVGCarlos Beltran , RF.276
HRAlex Rodriguez , DH33
RBIBrian McCann , C94
OBPAlex Rodriguez , DH.356
SLGAlex Rodriguez , DH.486
RBrett Gardner , LF94
SBJacoby Ellsbury , CF21
WNathan Eovaldi , SP14
ERACC Sabathia , SP4.73
WHIPCC Sabathia , SP1.42
KMichael Pineda , SP156
SVAndrew Miller , RP36

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