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YANKEES: Alex Rodriguez 's wife wants to know if he hired private detectives or had wiretaps to spy on her.

Cynthia Rodriguez 's lawyers demanded any surveillance information as part of a records request in the Miami divorce case. The document asks for any tape recordings, photographs, reports from investigators or results from possible wiretaps.

Cynthia Rodriguez filed for divorce last week, citing her husband's alleged infidelity. She wants their waterfront mansion in Coral Gables, alimony and child support.

- Injured outfielders Hideki Matsui and Johnny Damon could be sidelined longer than first expected.

Matsui's left knee swelled, increasing the possibility he will need season-ending surgery and perhaps giving the Yankees reason to contemplate signing Barry Bonds .

"I would say any rampant speculation on us involving a player of that magnitude would be extremely premature," general manager Brian Cashman said. "I would caution everybody to not misunderstand that since I'm not saying no to it, that that means, 'Oh my gosh, that that might be happening down the line.' It's not something we're focused on at this point. We're focused on getting Hideki Matsui back rather than, you know, what we're going to do if he's not back."

The Yankees had hoped Matsui might be ready to return when eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list Friday.

Damon, eligible to be activated from the DL on Sunday, continues to have soreness in his injured left shoulder and likely won't start hitting off a tee until at least late this week. He had treatment Tuesday.

RAYS: Prosecutors have dropped their case against pitcher Al Reyes , who in April was shocked with a Taser and charged with being in a fight that disturbed the peace.

TIGERS: Outfielder Magglio Ordonez -- on the DL with a strained oblique muscle in his abdomen -- was 1-for-4 with a run scored in a rehabilitation appearance Monday. Ordonez could return to the Tigers on Thursday.

GIANTS: Tim Lincecum was hospitalized Tuesday with flulike symptoms, preventing the young San Francisco Giants star from attending his first All-Star Game.

Lincecum was taken from his hotel to New York Presbyterian Hospital after feeling ill early in the day, said Katy Feeney , senior vice president in the commissioner's office.

The right-hander was released later in the afternoon after getting treatment for flulike symptoms and dehydration, the Giants said in a statement issued about 45 minutes before the start of the game.

"He's resting comfortably," team spokesman Matt Chisholm said.

Lincecum's locker at Yankee Stadium was untouched before the game. His jersey and a Giants hat hung on a hook on the wall as his NL teammates milled around.

Giants reliever Brian Wilson , dressing half a dozen lockers away, said he hadn't spoken to Lincecum, who also missed the All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade on Tuesday.

"I think it was just one of those things that just hit him this morning," said Wilson, who was left to ride alone in the back of a pickup up Sixth Avenue in Manhattan.

REDS: Finalized an agreement to move their spring training facility from Florida to Arizona in 2010.

The Goodyear, Ariz., city council unanimously approved a binding agreement with the Reds on Monday night. The team and the suburban Phoenix city have been in negotiations since January.

The Reds will join the Cleveland Indians at a $108 million facility, which will include a 10,000-seat ballpark and will be the centerpiece of a $1 billion development with offices, shops and restaurants.

The Indians, who previously trained in Winter Haven, Fla., will move there in February. The Reds plan to hold one more spring training in Sarasota, Fla., before joining them.


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