The Yankees are ready to give disgraced slugger Alex Rodriguez the run of the big ballpark in the Bronx for his “I’m sorry” press conference to the world.
Mets ace Matt Harvey says he’s eager to see how Alex Rodriguez responds on the field after a yearlong suspension from baseball.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.
A major unknown is how far Alex Rodriguez would be willing to go when addressing the media. Will the player who once promised to tell his whole story in due time come totally clean?
The team said in a statement that the 39-year-old slugger met at Yankee Stadium with owner Hal Steinbrenner, team president Randy Levine, general manager Brian Cashman and assistant general manager Jean Afterman.
The seven-time National League MVP is the home-run king, with 762 for his career. A-Rod is currently fifth on the list with 654, trailing Willie Mays, Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron.
Johnny Damon says if the boo birds in the Bronx want what’s best for the Yankees, they’ll keep their traps shut. Better yet, they’ll actually cheer Alex Rodriguez.
The biggest sideshow in sports is a few weeks away from turning Yankees spring training upside-down. Brian Cashman is ready for the Alex Rodriguez experience.
Yankees reliever Dellin Betances doesn’t think A-Rod’s return will be a distraction as New York looks to end its belly-to-belly postseason drought.
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.