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Nixon: A-Rod is no Jeter, Williams or Posada

Updated: February 16, 2005, 9:54 AM ET
Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Trot Nixon wasted no time in fueling the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry, criticizing Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday.

Two days before the official opening of Boston's training camp, the Red Sox outfielder praised Rodriguez's playing ability but said the third baseman wasn't the "Yankee type."

Rodriguez Nixon

"I don't look at him as that. He might be in a lot of people's eyes," Nixon said. "He's done some great things on the field. He's one of the best ...

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