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Rays’ Minor-League Team with Outrageous Promo Mocking Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez
May 22nd, 2015 at 6:45 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays' Single-A affiliate, the Charlotte Stone Crabs, openly mocked New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez with a promotion for one of their games. ***PHOTO1*** The promotion, scheduled for Friday, was called "A-Rod Juice Box Night." Clearly the minor-league squad was taking a shot at the Yankees slugger and...

Alex Rodriguez ‘Has Very Little Stomach’ for Milestone Bonus Fight with New York Yankees
May 21st, 2015 at 6:02 PM
For those that think New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is totally on-board with fighting for the milestone bonus he was supposed to receive for hitting home run No. 660, think again. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez is likely setup for a fight with the Yankees over the marketing contract he signed back in...

Rob Manfred Taking New York Yankees Side in Alex Rodriguez Milestone Bonus Dispute
May 21st, 2015 at 3:57 PM
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is just the latest to share his opinion on the potential New York Yankees-Alex Rodriguez milestone bonus dispute. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner basically reiterated what general manager Brian Cashman has said in regard A-Rod's bonus: the Yankees have the right but not the...

New York Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner Talks Alex Rodriguez’s Bonus, On-Field Performance
May 21st, 2015 at 9:10 AM
New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner made an appearance on Wednesday and discussed a few things with the media, including Alex Rodriguez and his ongoing bonus saga. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod, who has already surpassed Willie Mays' 660 home runs, is due a $6 million bonus that the Yankees are refusing to pay. General...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Reveals Plans for Alex Rodriguez in Interleague Series with Nationals
May 18th, 2015 at 9:08 AM
The time has come for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi to make a tough decision on whether or not to sit Alex Rodriguez entirely for the upcoming series versus the Washington Nationals, in which there will be no designated hitter. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi recently made it clear that A-Rod would not be...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Responds to Jorge Posada’s Apology for Hall of Fame Comments
May 14th, 2015 at 4:39 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez has accepted the apology of former teammate and Bronx Bombers catcher Jorge Posada after the retired Yankee said A-Rod didn't belong in the Hall of Fame because of his past with steroids. ***PHOTO1*** Posada originally made the comments on CBS This Morning in an interview...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Talks DH-Only Role, Barry Bonds Lawsuit
May 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is coming to the realization that he shouldn't use his aging star player in the field anymore, making it likely we won't see Alex Rodriguez as a third baseman anymore. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, there will be instances of him playing the position in an emergency situation, but...

Jorge Posada Apologizes to Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez for HOF Comments; Claims He was ‘Cornered’
May 14th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
New York Yankees great Jorge Posada is expressing regret about his recent comments in regard to Alex Rodriguez making the Hall of Fame. ***PHOTO1*** Posada was on with Boomer and Carton on WFAN in New York and apologized to Rodriguez for any harm he may have caused the Yanks' designated hitter: “He knows...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Says Alex Rodriguez’s Days at 3rd Base are Over
May 13th, 2015 at 5:54 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi made it clear on Wednesday that he thinks of Alex Rodriguez as a designated hitter and not the team's backup third baseman. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Girardi said that second baseman Stephen Drew would get more time at third base when Chase Headley needed a rest, but...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reacts to Jorge Posada Saying He Doesn’t Belong in Hall of Fame
May 13th, 2015 at 4:26 PM
New York Yankes designated hitter Alex Rodriguez has responded to former Bronx Bombers catcher and teammate Jorge Posada saying he didn't belong in the Hall of Fame. ***PHOTO1*** Posada made the comments in an interview that aired Wednesday morning on CBS This Morning. Posada said he didn't believe any steroid user—A-Rod included—should...

New York Yankees Great Jorge Posada Says Alex Rodriguez Has No Place in Hall of Fame
May 13th, 2015 at 9:54 AM
New York Yankees great Jorge Posada has been all over the news with the release of his new book and some controversial statements he made in it, and his comments on Wednesday on CBS This Morning will just add to that attention. ***PHOTO1*** Posada was asked about his thoughts on performance-enhancing drugs...

Joe Girardi Says Stephen Drew Will Be New York Yankees Backup 3rd Baseman
May 12th, 2015 at 7:07 PM
With the issues New York Yankees designated hitter and backup third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been having with his legs lately, manager Joe Girardi is planning on using Stephen Drew as the team's backup third baseman instead. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez had to sit for the game on May 9 versus the Baltimore Orioles...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Injured Hamstring Taking 2nd Base in 9th Inning Vs. Rays
May 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hit another homer on Monday night at Tropicana Field versus the Tampa Bay Rays, but he wasn't able to escape without a potential injury. ***PHOTO1*** In the ninth inning with the game comfortably in hand, Rodriguez was hit by a pitch and later took second...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Crushes Career HR No. 662 Vs. Rays: Video
May 11th, 2015 at 7:38 PM
Apparently New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez didn't have enough fun at Tropicana Field versus the Tampa Bay Rays the last time he came to the park. Your browser does not support iframes. On Monday night during the first inning of the first game of the four-game series between the Yanks...

MLB Denies Committing ‘Major Fraud’ with Union, Yankees to Finish A-Rod’s Marketing Contract
May 9th, 2015 at 8:11 PM
Former Major League Baseball Players Association general counsel Gene Orza basically accused the New York Yankees, Major League Baseball and the union of bending the rules to get Alex Rodriguez's marketing contract done back in 2007. ***PHOTO1*** In a story we told you about on Saturday afternoon, Orza claimed that he was...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Explains Why Alex Rodriguez’s Saturday Off Wasn’t Planned
May 9th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi planned to play designated hitter Alex Rodriguez on Saturday versus the Baltimore Orioles, however the 39-year-old wasn't feeling 100 percent and Girardi felt it was best to sit him. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees lineup came out late on Saturday afternoon, which sometimes means there are last-second decisions...

Price of Alex Rodriguez’s 660th HR Ball Revealed; New Details About Yankees DH’s Marketing Contract
May 9th, 2015 at 2:06 PM
Alex Rodriguez's 660th home run ball will still fetch a good amount of money on the open market, however his past with steroids will keep it from selling for an astronomical amount. ***PHOTO2*** As is the case with his baseball career overall, A-Rod's historic home run ball is tainted. It has been...

Dallas Mavericks’ Mark Cuban Congratulates Alex Rodriguez on 661, Gets Ripped by Haters
May 8th, 2015 at 4:51 PM
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban sent out a congrats to New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez after the embattled slugger hit home run No. 661, but fans immediately ripped him for it. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez hit the bomb on Thursday night versus the Baltimore Oriles at Yankee Stadium, and the hometown fans...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reacts to HR No. 661, Receiving a Curtain Call: Video
May 8th, 2015 at 10:05 AM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez blasted home run No. 661 on Thursday night and was very thankful for the love he received from the hometown fans. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod hit the homer off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman, which at the time gave the Yankees a 3-2 lead. The Bronx Bombers...

Alex Rodriguez’s 661st HR Ball Returned by New York Yankees Security Guard
May 8th, 2015 at 8:58 AM
Wondering what happened to Alex Rodriguez's 661st home run ball that he slugged on Thursday night versus the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium? ***PHOTO1*** Apparently it is in his hands this morning after a New York Yankees security guard was struck in the leg with the historic homer. After recovering the ball,...