The Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list.
Think it was nasty before? Buckle up. The Yankees “are preparing for a battle” to void milestone bonuses for Alex Rodriguez, according to the Daily News.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the all-time home-run king is working with Rodriguez on his hitting as the Yankee looks to regain his form for the 2015 season.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced last month that Chase Headley would be New York’s everyday third baseman in 2015. Apparently A-Rod didn’t get that memo.
In the spirit of George Carlin’s “Things That P-ss Me Off,” mixed with the holiday cheer made famous by Jerry Stiller, I want to air my grievances about sports (in no particular order).
Alex Rodriguez is like that stranger in a frontier town, swinging the saloon doors open for the first time, scanning the room for something or someone familiar, only to be met with scowls and empty gazes.
Paulo Berejuk, a 51-year-old Brazilian citizen with permanent U.S. residency, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute testosterone.
Sucart’s lawyer is seeking at least a two-month delay due to health problems. Alex Rodriguez figures to be a witness if Sucart does go to trial on charges related to Biogenesis.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday that Alex Rodriguez’s days as an everyday fielder are over and he hopes A-Rod will be New York’s full-time designated hitter.
Alex Rodriguez is going to have to adjust his expectations. Especially now that the Yankees have handed $52 million to third baseman Chase Headley.
Chase Headley is staying with the Yankees, a sign that New York is not counting on Alex Rodriguez to play third base regularly.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Matthew Krause, the team’s strength and conditioning coordinator, visited A-Rod on Wednesday in Miami.
Stanton is now 25 years old. At the end of his contract he will be 38. On the “average,” will he be worth $25 million a year?
There is no shortage of reaction to Alex Rodriguez’s situation returning to the Yankees, unless of course you’re waiting to hear from A-Rod himself. That day will come.
Spring training is more than three months from now, and already the spotlight is on Alex Rodriguez. Third base? First base? Designated hitter? The bench?