“The page has been turned,” Clark said Monday after holding the union’s annual spring-training meeting with Yankees players.
A lawyer for MLB, Matthew Menchel, confirmed Wednesday the league dropped its case against Biogenesis of America, its owner Anthony Bosch and several other individuals.
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.
After missing the playoffs for the second time in 19 years, the Yankees added pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, catcher Brian McCann and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran for a total commitment of $438 million.
“We’ve got Kelly Johnson along with a cast of characters that are going to compete for that spot from the right side,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “We look for it to be a platoon situation, a lefty-righty situation.”
“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.
MLB is seeking a speedy dismissal of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez’s lawsuit challenging a season-long suspension.
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.
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.