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MLB Dropping Biogenesis Lawsuit Showed League, Bud Selig was Out to Get Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez
February 20th, 2014 at 3:12 PM
From the beginning, Major League Baseball was out to punish New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez and in 2014, they finally found a way to do so involving Biogenesis and Anthony Bosch. This past week, MLB and commissioner Bud Selig filed a motion to end the almost two-year lawsuit against...

Why Alex Rodriguez Will Be Back with New York Yankees in 2015 After Season-Long Suspension
February 10th, 2014 at 3:37 PM
This past week New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez decided to accept his fate for the 2014 season when he dropped his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association and accepted his 162 game suspension; ending any chance of playing baseball this coming year. There are a...

Alex Rodriguez Won’t Attend Spring Training for the New York Yankees Next Week
February 7th, 2014 at 6:59 PM
Alex Rodriguez may have listened to the advice of David Cone in not attending spring training for the New York Yankees, because on Friday, following his dismissal of his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, Rodriguez is taking his next step in accepting his fate for...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Drops Lawsuit Against MLB, MLBPA; Will Accept 162 Game Suspension for 2014 Season
February 7th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
In a weird turn of events, it looks like New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez may finally be done in his battle against the sport of baseball and the players union. On Friday, the 38-year-old former MVP dropped his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association which...

Former New York Yankees Pitcher David Cone to Alex Rodriguez: Don’t Come to Spring Training
February 6th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
All along, Alex Rodriguez has told people that even though he is suspended for the entire 2014 regular season, he would still come to spring training, something he technically can do even while serving the 162 game ban and MLB wouldn't be able to prevent him from showing up in...

What to Make of the New York Yankees Infield?
February 5th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Entering last season the New York Yankees had many questions regarding the infield. Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward to 2014 and many of the same questions still exist. So...

Former New York Yankees’ Darryl Strawberry Defends Alex Rodriguez; Says He’s Gotten Raw Deal from MLB
January 31st, 2014 at 1:20 PM
Maybe Alex Rodriguez still has some supporters after all in his battle to get his 162 game suspension overturned for the 2014 season. On Thursday, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma spoke out publicly in favor of the New York Yankees third basemen and said he should continue on his battle...

New Orleans Saints Jonathan Vilma Supports New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez in Battle Vs. MLB
January 30th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
Since the news was handed down that New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez would have his 211 game suspension reduced to 162 games for the 2014 season, a lot of his former supporters have since stopped coming out publicly in favor for him. One person however, has not, and he...

What to Make of New York Yankees Infield for 2014
January 25th, 2014 at 3:38 PM
Entering last season the Yankees had many questions regarding the infield.  Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? Fast forward to 2014, many of the same questions still exist. So...

New York Yankees Again Interested in Boston Red Sox SS Stephen Drew: Report
January 23rd, 2014 at 9:20 PM
The New York Yankees have already spent an estimated $470 million in free agency this winter and yet, they apparently are not done with the spending spree. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees are once again interested in Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew for...

Milwaukee Brewers to Sign Former New York Yankees 1B/3B Mark Reynolds to Minor-League Deal: Report
January 17th, 2014 at 7:10 AM
Mark Reynolds short tenure with the New York Yankees ended when they wouldn't offer him a guaranteed major league deal and thus, the veteran went shopping elsewhere for a new home and found one on Thursday night. Sweeny Murti of WFAN has reported that Reynolds will sign with the Milwaukee Brewers...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez: 2014 Will Be a Year to Rest, Begin New Chapter in Life
January 16th, 2014 at 7:42 AM
After being handed down a 162-game suspension that will take him out of the upcoming 2014 season, New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez had not spoken publicly except through a publicist. He has however vowed to come back this season and is fighting to get back in 2014 since he...

Alex Rodriguez Suspension Allows the New York Yankees to Be Under the $189 Million Threshold for Now
January 16th, 2014 at 1:00 AM
The New York Yankees win in a number of ways with baseball arbitrator Fredric Horowitz's decision in the Alex Rodriguez case. The historic suspension in violations of the Joint Drug Agreement  calls for Rodriguez to miss 162-games including the post season finally gives the Yankees some answers to some needed questions. First, A-Rod's...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner: Alex Rodriguez is Still an Asset, Could Play in 2015
January 15th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
With the 2014 baseball season still three months away for the New York Yankees, the most talked about name on the team is the one who is officially not on the roster for the season in Alex Rodriguez, who was suspended for 162 games by federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz this...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Sues MLB, MLBPA in Hopes of Getting 162-Game Suspension Overturned
January 14th, 2014 at 2:35 AM
On Saturday, federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz dropped the hammer down on New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez when he reduced his 211-game suspension to a 2014 season-ending suspension that will be for 162 games, plus the postseason. In an effort to try and get back onto the field for the...

New York Yankees Sign Former Oakland A’s 2B/3B Scott Sizemore to Minor League Deal
January 12th, 2014 at 6:11 PM
With Alex Rodriguez's 2014 season likely over now that he's been suspended for the year after federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz's ruled in Major League Baseball's favor in the Biogenesis case, the New York Yankees are now searching for alternative plans for the infield. On Sunday, the Yankees agreed to a minor...

Will Alex Rodriguez Ever Play Again for the New York Yankees Following 2014 Season Suspension?
January 11th, 2014 at 10:26 PM
By now, everyone has heard the news of Alex Rodriguez being given a 162-game suspension by federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz, a ban that is a reduction of the original 211-game suspension handed down to him back in August by Major League Baseball for his alleged involvement in the Miami Biogenesis...

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez Suspended for Entire 2014 Season; Will Appeal Ruling in Federal Court
January 11th, 2014 at 7:52 PM
The ruling for New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez came down on Saturday and it was one he was expecting but not one he was hoping for. Federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz handed down his ruling on the Yankees 38-year-old slugger that decreased his 211 game suspension handed down to him...

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez Would Drop Fight Against MLB for Reduced Suspension: Report
January 9th, 2014 at 7:27 PM
Shortly after Alex Rodrigez stormed out of the arbitration hearing nearly two months ago, he told Mike Francesa of WFAN on his radio show that he was never going to serve one game of his 211-game suspension that was handed down to him back in August. However, the starting third basemen...

New York Yankees Won’t Sign Former Boston Red Sox SS/3B Stephen Drew
January 6th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
Ever since the offseason began, the New York Yankees had remained interested in shortstop Stephen Drew of the Boston Red Sox, especially given the fact that Derek Jeter spent most of the 2013 season on the disabled list and will turn 40 years old this coming year. However, with Jeter likely...