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Rodriguez booed, whiffs 3 times as Yankes edge Nats

Rodriguez booed, whiffs 3 times as Yankes edge Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first sign of rancor came when the New York Yankees' lineup was introduced, and a photo of Alex Rodriguez appeared on the video board beyond center field at Nationals Park. More full-throated jeers arrived in the top of the third inning Saturday afternoon, as Rodriguez stepped to the plate for New York against the Washington Nationals during the exhibition finale for both teams — and marking the three-time AL MVP's return to a major league stadium after a season-long drug suspension. Moments later, Rodriguez's bat failed to make contact with Doug Fister's 75 mph curveball on a 2-2 count, and the day's pattern had been...

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