Do something for the fans, the ones who faithfully come out and sit in those expensive seats, whether behind the plate or in the bleachers, to watch this injury-depleted, controversy-entangled team. Do something to show them they count.
It’s been a lot to digest — that’s for sure. In question-and-answer form, here is a look at the issues and implications of Major League Baseball’s possible suspension of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
“If (A-Rod’s team is) going to fight this thing like they claim they’re going to,” Madden told WFAN radio, “then it’s going to get very ugly.”
A-Rod may have to start serving a suspension as soon as it is announced rather than wait for a grievance to play out. And merely threatening that position might give MLB leverage to force a deal.
Why the rush? The league apparently wants to give some players the option of serving a 50-game ban before the season ends, the New York Post reported. Just don’t expect it for A-Rod.
In an interview broadcast Thursday, Porter Fischer said an additional dozen athletes from different sports — whose names have not been made public — were involved in the now-closed Florida anti-aging clinic.
One player in the Yankees’ locker room is beyond frustrated with the nonstop drama surrounding Alex Rodriguez. And he says his teammates are over it, too.
“To be perfectly honest, I don’t see any sort of injury there,” Dr. Michael Gross told WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday.
It all sounds ominous, though the Yankees third baseman “has no intention of negotiating a settlement” for his alleged part in baseball’s latest PED scandal, according to USA Today.
Two all-time Yankees say they’ll back up Alex Rodriguez if he’s suspended in the wake of MLB’s investigation into Biogenesis and performance-enhancing drugs.
Not only did Braun let down scores of baseball fans Monday, he riled up players all around the majors. The guys who used to be in his corner. The guys who make up the union membership.
Alex Rodriguez joined WFAN radio host Mike Francesa on Wednesday to talk about his rehab and a little about baseball’s Biogenesis scandal.
Start the countdown: A-Rod’s return is just five days away. “I will be back on Monday and I’m very excited,” he told WFAN radio Wednesday.
The game belongs to the players, coaches, managers and owners. If they want it clean, they have the power to make it so, even if it becomes extremely uncomfortable for the guilty few. They need only to come together and get it done.
The commish knows whether Alex Rodriguez will be suspended in the sport’s latest performance-enhancing drugs scandal. He’s just not saying — yet.