Alex Rodriguez, who is serving a season-long performance-enhancing drug suspension, dropped his malpractice lawsuit against the Yankees’ team doctor and the affiliated hospital on Friday, his attorney said.
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A Florida police department has completed its investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s probe into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance enhancing drugs.
“I didn’t want him to cut himself,” Lopez said. “‘Don’t worry about it,’ I said. ‘I’ll do it for you.’ He shaves his arms and legs.”
Perhaps the game isn’t too big for Yangervis Solarte. He has begun to prove that he’s worthy of manning the patch of infield where A-Rod once strode, and not in a backup role, either.
The third baseman agreed to accept a season-long suspension, but he is continuing to pursue his medical-malpractice case against orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Ahmad and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Rodriguez “has ignored repeated attempts” at collection and is in danger of his spurned dream team spilling the beans if they’re forced to recoup the money in court, the Daily News reported.
The comedian and talk-show host held nothing back when offering her thoughts on the embattled Yankees third baseman on Wednesday.
“The page has been turned,” Clark said Monday after holding the union’s annual spring-training meeting with Yankees players.
The team said the store manager decides on which jerseys he thinks will be the best sellers, and they said Alex Rodriguez’s model had not been available there for several years.
Rodriguez had used the stall just to the side of the back entrance of the clubhouse at Steinbrenner Field. There was no nameplate on it Friday and no uniforms hanging inside.
“He’s not here for this season, so we’re going to have to find ways to win with the team that we have,” Jeter said. “It’s a complicated situation, but it’s pretty much played out. That’s what has happened.”
If the Yankees third baseman cares at all about returning to the game with any ounce of personal integrity in 2015, a full confession is his only exit strategy.
Alex Rodriguez accepted his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball on Friday, the longest penalty in the sport’s history related to performance-enhancing drugs.
David Cone is about as beloved a former Yankee as there is, so when he suggests that Alex Rodriguez should avoid spring training like the plague, it might not be a bad idea for the disgraced slugger to comply.