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A-Rod error-free in 1st base debut

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees' 7-0 win over the Houston Astros.

"It was fun," Rodriguez said. "It was quite interesting, after 20 year in the league, to see the game from a totally different lens."

The 39-year-old, who lost his third-base job to Chase Headley during a season-long drug suspension, caught Headley's throw following Jose Altuve's grounder leading off the bottom of the first.

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