Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension.
No matter how much the Yankees don’t want Alex Rodriguez’s return to baseball to be a distraction at spring training, this isn’t their first rodeo. They know it will be and they are prepared for it.
It’ll be A-Rod, A-Rod, A-Rod all spring. And that, ironically, means good news for the pitchers and anyone else who doesn’t wear No. 13.
This isn’t just about A-Rod or the public’s contempt for him. This is a treatise on the fall of two empires — A-Rod the man and brand, and the Yankees.
Alex Rodriguez is really sorry, you guys. You can feel it in his smooth cursive. Unfortunately (for him), Twitter exists.
Alex Rodriguez did some more apologizing on Tuesday, but this story is far from over.
Alex Rodriguez says he’s sorry “for the mistakes that led to my suspension” but has failed to detail any specifics about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Chase Headley says Alex Rodriguez has “reached out and introduced himself.” Headley was signed to a $52 million, four-year contract by the Yankees, who plan to start him at third and shift A-Rod to DH.
The Yankees are ready to give disgraced slugger Alex Rodriguez the run of the big ballpark in the Bronx for his “I’m sorry” press conference to the world.
Mets ace Matt Harvey says he’s eager to see how Alex Rodriguez responds on the field after a yearlong suspension from baseball.
A major unknown is how far Alex Rodriguez would be willing to go when addressing the media. Will the player who once promised to tell his whole story in due time come totally clean?
The way owners and front office executives react to angry letters tells a lot about them as people. It separates class from trash, smart from idiotic.
According to Boomer, Tuesday night marked about the fourth straight time Craig bailed early on him at an event during which the two were scheduled to appear together.
The team said in a statement that the 39-year-old slugger met at Yankee Stadium with owner Hal Steinbrenner, team president Randy Levine, general manager Brian Cashman and assistant general manager Jean Afterman.
The seven-time National League MVP is the home-run king, with 762 for his career. A-Rod is currently fifth on the list with 654, trailing Willie Mays, Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron.