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Rob Manfred Says Yanks Have Grounds To Not Pay A-Rod His Bonus

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he thinks the Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez a $6 million marketing bonus for tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career home-run list.

05/21/2015

Alex Rodriguez in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOS: A-Rod Visits Capitol Hill, Meets And Greets Politicians

On Wednesday, ahead of the finale of the two-game series, Rodriguez spent some time with politicians in the nation’s capital.

05/20/2015

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 16, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Headley And A-Rod Homer, Lead Sabathia, Yankees Over Royals

Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez homered, CC Sabathia found his form in his eighth start of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night.

05/16/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 11:  CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees pitches during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 11, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sabathia Finally Gets ‘W’ As Yankees Power Past Rays

CC Sabathia won for the first time in more than a year, Alex Rodriguez hit one of five New York homers and the Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-5 on Monday night.

05/12/2015

Tom Brady  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images), Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Hall Of Fame Rules Will Bury A-Rod And Raise Brady

Alex Rodriguez’s legacy will not include a plaque in Cooperstown. No so with fellow cheater Tom Brady. Like it or not, it’s just the way it is.

05/11/2015

Alex Rodriguez takes a curtain call after hitting his 661st career home run at Yankee Stadium on May 7, 2015. A-Rod passed Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time HRs list. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

WATCH: A-Rod Takes Curtain Call After 661st Home Run

Alex Rodriguez wishes he could personally thank every fan after hitting the homer that put him in sole possession of fourth place on the all-time list: “It’s certainly fueling the way I’m playing.”

05/08/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees celebrates a 4-3 win against the Baltimore Orioles during their game at Yankee Stadium on May 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod Passes Mays With No. 661 As Yanks Edge Orioles 4-3

Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth on the career home run list, connecting for No. 661 Thursday night and helping the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3.

05/07/2015

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Playoff Run More Realistic By The Day For 1st-Place Yankees

There is a fear around this team that they are just an injury or two away from total disaster. But they’re into the second month of the season still alone at the top of the standings.

05/07/2015

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod Says He’s Learned His Lesson, And Bonus Dispute Is ‘Family Business’

On Sunday, Rodriguez kept his cool when asked about the bonus and didn’t talk negatively about the Yankees’ controversial decision.

05/04/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 1: Alex Rodriguez #13 hits 660th career home run to tie Willie Mays record during a game with Boston Red Sox in the 8th inning at Fenway Park May 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Yankees Not Planning On Paying A-Rod Bonus For Milestone Homer

The Yankees have made it clear that they have no intention of paying Alex Rodriguez a $6 million bonus for hitting a milestone 660th home run.

05/02/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 1: Alex Rodriguez #13 hits 660th career home run to tie Willie Mays record during a game with Boston Red Sox in the 8th inning at Fenway Park May 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A-Rod Hits 660th Homer, Ties Mays For 4th On All-Time List

Homer 660 was hit nearly five years after Rodriguez became the youngest player to reach 600 – on Aug. 4, 2010.

05/01/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 1:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees celebrates with  Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees after hit his 660th career home run to tie Willie Mays during a game with Boston Red Sox in the 8th inning at Fenway Park May 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A-Rod Ties Mays With 660, Yankees Edge Red Sox 3-2

Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an 8th-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win.

05/01/2015

Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on April 29, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Pursuit Of Mays Goes Off Rails In Yankees’ 13-Inning Loss To Rays

James Loney hit a go-ahead infield single in the 13th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays outlasted the New York Yankees 3-2 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.

04/30/2015

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run, No. 659 of his career, in the first inning against the New York Mets on April 26, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A-Rod Hits Home Run No. 659, Moves Within 1 Of Mays

During his surprisingly powerful start to this season, the Yankees have virtually ignored the disgraced slugger’s pursuit of Willie Mays.

04/27/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits an RBI double in the third inning against the New York Mets on April 26, 2015  at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Beat Suddenly Sloppy Mets In Subway Series Rubber Game

Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the New York Mets.

04/27/2015

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