Mark Teixeira thinks the Alex Rodriguez situation is a lose-lose for everyone involved. “Alex doesn’t win, MLB doesn’t win, the Yankees don’t win,” the first baseman said Monday.
Former Mets reliever Jon Rauch blasted Alex Rodriguez on Twitter for filing a lawsuit against the Major League Baseball Players Association, saying the 14-time All-Star has run out of people to blame.
Boomer and Craig began Tuesday’s radio program the only way they really could — by discussing the latest scuttlebutt from the ongoing saga that is the life of Alex Rodriguez.
Rodriguez in his suit claimed the Major League Baseball Players Association “completely abdicated its responsibility to Mr. Rodriguez to protect his rights.”
Joe Tacopina suggested Monday that A-Rod — who is suing the league for what he calls a witch hunt — could file “additional actions” and defamation lawsuits based on assertions made by Anthony Bosch and MLB’s COO.
By now you probably know about the virtually impossible legal hurdles that A-Rod has to jump over to get a stay or an injunction or, eventually, an elimination or reduction of that season-long suspension.
Whatever synapse says “stop” never found its way to Rodriguez. Among the myriad malaprops and missteps, he never knew when to say when. And that is what killed what should have been a dream life.
Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for the 14-time All-Star starting in 2010.
Of all the holes the Yankees have filled and still need to address, third base is not one of them. Assuming his health cooperates, Rodriguez will be in pinstripes again. This year. Not next.
First up was the low-hanging fruit that is one Alex Rodriguez, as the Dynamic Radio Duo navigated their way through the multiple layers of the ongoing saga, before briefly touching on the NFL action…
According to CBS News, Bosch claims that he personally delivered banned substances, including testosterone, insulin-like growth factor 1 and human growth hormone to Rodriguez on multiple occasions and Rodriguez paid him $12,000 a month in cash.
The Long Island Ducks are reportedly open to allowing A-Rod to play for them in the Atlantic League.
Most people regard the decision as a big win for Selig. It is the longest suspension ever under the drug agreement, which began in 2002.
The odds are against Alex Rodriguez in federal court as he tries to overturn his season-long drug suspension.
The Yankees have $22 million extra to spend, which comes at the right time for the Bombers — as they’re targeting Masahiro Tanaka.