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Boston Herald Feb 22, 2015
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Want to know the best part about Alex Rodriguez’ return from baseball exile? More encounters with the Red Sox. Every story needs a villain, and for the past 11 years, A-Rod has fit that description in the Sox-Yankees saga.Here are brief recaps of three of our favorite Red Sox/A-Rod run-ins:•    July 24, 2004: Irate after getting plunked in the arm, A-Rod jawed with starter Bronson Arroyo only to get a face full of catcher Jason Varitek’s mitt.

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