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.
As a longtime union leader, Glavine finds it “hard to believe” that Alex Rodriguez is claiming the MLBPA didn’t do its job when they represented him in the grievance that lowered his 211-game suspension to 162 games.
Baseball seems far away; this latest snowstorm and recent blasts of frigid air certainly remind us that it will be a while before we hear “Batter up!” And yet, two names have not really gone away.
Last year we had Rex Ryan on the beach with a curious tattoo. This year we have Alex Rodriguez posing with a mariachi band in Cancun.
Ex-Met Rusty Staub was just as rough on Alex Rodriguez, saying “the thing he did with the players association was pathetic.”
During the back and forth between the 40 or so union members on the call not one player defended A-Rod, and that was quite an indictment considering they have frequent disagreements on all kinds of issues, the report said.
Federal judges say two lawsuits Alex Rodriguez filed against Major League Baseball can remain on separate tracks for now.
It seems all too simple: Admit you were wrong AND apologize. Only then will he be able to move on in a healthy and better way. Time will only dissipate the dark cloud if he comes clean. The same can be said for Armstrong.
Has Alex Rodriguez accepted his fate? A-Rod says his 162-game suspension could be considered “a favor” despite filing a lawsuit against MLB and its players’ union in an attempt to overturn it.
Hal Steinbrenner says A-Rod is “a great player,” but the Yankees’ managing general partner wouldn’t discuss the third baseman’s possible return to the team following a season-long suspension.