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A-Rod leaves Red Sox game with a tight right calf

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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez sits in the dugout as Derek Jeter stands next to him during the first …

BOSTON (AP) -- New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez has left Sunday night's game against the Boston Red Sox because of a tight right calf.

Vernon Wells pinch hit for Rodriguez in the fifth inning.

Rodriguez was 1 for 2 with a single in the game, which is the Yankees' last in Boston this year.

New York entered the night trailing AL wild-card leaders Oakland and Texas by 2 1/2 games.

Rodriguez was on the disabled list until Aug. 5 recovering from left hip surgery. He is batting .280 with six homers in 35 games.

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