"He is under contract, so you kind of expect him to be back," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. With the New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez in agreement that they expect him to return to play in 2015, A-Rod is trying to clear the remaining debris left from his aggressive tactics during the Biogenesis investigation. The now-withdrawn suit also named NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where the M.R.I. was done. Alex Rodriguez dropped a lawsuit accusing a Yankees team doctor of botching his treatment for a hip injury, ending what had been a lingering piece of the slugger’s legal fight over his baseball career, his lawyer said.