Alex Rodriguez

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after striking out to end the seventh inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 9, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod Goes Yard, But Bombers Come Up Short Against Blue Jays

Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since serving a yearlong drug suspension, but the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-3.

04/10/2015

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre salutes the fans as he walks onto the field on Opening Day against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: These Yankees Are Painfully Ordinary And Won’t Make The Playoffs

Joe Torre’s presence at Yankee Stadium on Monday was both comforting and haunting. A corporeal bridge to the good times and great teams, Torre also reminds us how far the Yankees have fallen.

04/07/2015

Alex Rodriguez hits a single in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A-Rod Grateful For Opening Day Ovation: ‘It Means The World To Me’

Back from an unprecedented season-long drug suspension, Alex Rodriguez received a loud ovation and, for a designated hitter, a rare shout-out from the Bleacher Creatures.

04/07/2015

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees walks off the field after the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Look A Lot Like Last Year In Dismal Opening Day Loss To Blue Jays

Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex Rodriguez’s return to the major leagues.

04/07/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a single in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Welcome Home! A-Rod Receives Warm Applause From Yanks’ Faithful In Opener

Alex Rodriguez received a loud ovation and walked in the first plate appearance of his return to the major leagues following a season-long drug suspension.

04/06/2015

A-Rod (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Didi Gregorius  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Dellin Betances (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Mark Teixeira  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 15 Thoughts As Yankees Open 2015

The bullpen is the Yankees’ biggest strength. It’s also the team’s biggest question mark — at least it is for me.

04/06/2015

The New York Yankees take batting practice before taking on the Toronto Blue Jays on Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day: Yankees, With A-Rod Back In Tow, Begin New Era In Bronx

Derek Jeter is history, Alex Rodriguez is back and a new era started for the Yankees on Monday with Masahiro Tanaka’s first pitch against the Blue Jays.

04/06/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Makes Several Nice Plays At First Base In Yanks’ Win Over Pirates

Alex Rodriguez made several nice plays during his second start at first base, and a New York Yankees’ split squad beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Thursday.

04/02/2015

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‘Baseball Reference’ Adds Beards, Mustaches And Afros To Player Pages

This amazing feature was rolled out on April 1 — and we hope it sticks around past April Fools’ Day.

04/01/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: ‘Black-Sheep’ A-Rod’s Versatility Could Change Yanks’ Opinions

Judging by recent events, the Yanks may have to come to the understanding that their $22 million PED albatross may provide more of a boost than they ever thought possible.

04/01/2015

Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Manfred On WFAN: Anger Toward Mets Ownership Is Not ‘Fair’

“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”

03/31/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Average MLB Salary Tops $4M For First Time; Yanks 2nd-Biggest Spenders

Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.

03/31/2015

A-Rod at spring training (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Has ‘Fun’ But Uneventful Debut At First Base

Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the Yankees’ 7-0 win over the Astros.

03/30/2015

Alex Rodriguez participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Homers In Yankees’ 10-2 Loss To Orioles

Alex Rodriguez hit his third homer and raised his batting average to .306, new shortstop Didi Gregorius gave New York a scare and the Yankees lost 10-2 to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.

03/28/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yuri Sucart, A-Rod’s Cousin, Pleads Guilty In Florida Steroids Case

Yuri Sucart admitted Friday in Miami federal court that he conspired with others to distribute human growth hormone to athletes, some of high school age.

03/27/2015

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