In what is now becoming the arbitration with no ending, Yankees President Randy Levine testified on Day 10 of the Alex Rodriguez appeal of his unprecedented 211-game suspension.
A Florida police department has reopened an investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s inquiry into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs.
“It is sad that Commissioner Selig once again is turning a blind eye, knowing that crimes are being committed under his regime,” Rodriguez said. “I have 100 percent faith in my legal team.”
It’s the old formula for A-Rod. Deny, deny, deny until somebody proves otherwise. The way baseball is stumbling around with this, they may never prove anything.
Joe Tacopina is disputing that Major League Baseball has any evidence otherwise in its effort to suspend Alex Rodriguez 211 games for his ties to Biogenesis.
The News reported Rodriguez and his surrogates spent the money to purchase evidence that included videotapes, documents and affidavits.
Alex Rodriguez and his band of lawyers returned to 245 Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning to resume his arbitration appealing his 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball.
A-Rod’s legal team has vowed to fight until the bitter end as the Yankees third baseman appeals a 211-game suspension. We doubt they had this in mind.
The suit claims that Bud Selig and MLB have tried to smear Rodriguez’s reputation to “gloss over” Selig’s past inaction and tacit approval of the use of performance-enhancing substances in baseball.
Alex Rodriguez is appealing his 211-game suspension related to MLB’s latest performance-enhancing drugs scandal, and a picture of his defense is finally starting to emerge. Or is it?
The grievance to overturn Alex Rodriguez’s 211-game suspension began Monday before arbitrator Fredric Horowitz.
In a hearing room before arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, lawyers for Alex Rodriguez will argue, starting Monday, why the suspension imposed by Major League Baseball on Aug. 5 should be overturned.
“I think that’s behind us now,” Rodriguez said. “I’ve shut everything down. I want everything to be 100 percent on baseball and that’s what I want my guys to focus on.”
Alex Rodriguez’s lawyer said Major League Baseball’s evidence against the Yankees’ slugger is so weak that he shouldn’t serve even one inning of his 211-game suspension.
The Yankees star will appeal the ban, which takes effect Thursday. He’ll be allowed to play during the grievance process and made his season debut Monday night in Chicago.