Without him, the division chase and everything involved with it will become infinitely more difficult.
Alex Rodriguez’s relationship with the Bombers has come a long way.
The Yankees lost their fourth straight and had their lead over Toronto in the AL East trimmed to a half-game.
The New York Yankees’ lead atop the AL East shrank after their suddenly stagnant offense flopped during an important weekend series that pitted the highest-scoring teams in the major leagues.
“We definitely took a punch this weekend, and good teams punch back,” Alex Rodriguez said. “For us, it’s all about how we respond that matters.”
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Alex Rodriguez marked his 40th birthday Monday night by homering against Texas, the team that gave him his first huge contract.
Hardly anyone thought Alex Rodriguez would be celebrating his 40th birthday as a member of the Yankees. But he’s pulled off the improbable.
Alex Rodriguez hit the 20th homer of his renaissance season, Mark Teixeira connected for an early two-run shot and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Wednesday night.
Alex Rodriguez returned from the All-Star break with a boom, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Friday night.
Alex Rodriguez hit his 17th home run in the first inning, Michael Pineda had another impressive start and the New York Yankees took advantage of Clay Buchholz’s early exit.
What is lost on the A-Rod Apologist, shrieking in indignity over the All-Star snub, is that he’s blown past the point of total forgiveness.
Unlike the Astros, the Cubs are not in first place. But they have a legitimate chance at winning a wild-card spot.
Alex Rodriguez says he is “obviously disappointed” to be left off the American League All-Star team, but considered himself “a long shot” to get selected.