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It's Official: Yankees Get Rodriguez

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It's Official: Yankees Get Rodriguez

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It's Official: Yankees Get Rodriguez

It's Official: Yankees Get Rodriguez

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Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approves a momentous trade between the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers, sending superstar Alex Rodriguez to New York and Alfonso Soriano to Texas. The move brings Rodriguez, the highest-paid and arguably best player in the game, to New York, the sport's most successful franchise. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.