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A-Rod

Surgery-Schmurgery ...

I'll Be Back

12/16/2012 12:52 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Injured New York Yankees powerhouse Alex Rodriguez isn't letting a little thing like MAJOR surgery get him down ... telling TMZ, there's no doubt in his mind he'll be aces in no time.

A-Rod spoke to us in Beverly Hills yesterday ... and we asked him about his upcoming SECOND hip surgery -- scheduled for January -- which is expected to knock him out of the season well into 2013.

But A-Rod wasn't fazed one bit by his current condition ... telling our camera guy he "can't wait to be back."

And when asked about all those trade rumors ... A-Rod gave a very telling answer. Check it out.

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