Rodriguez in his suit claimed the Major League Baseball Players Association “completely abdicated its responsibility to Mr. Rodriguez to protect his rights.”
Joe Tacopina suggested Monday that A-Rod — who is suing the league for what he calls a witch hunt — could file “additional actions” and defamation lawsuits based on assertions made by Anthony Bosch and MLB’s COO.
By now you probably know about the virtually impossible legal hurdles that A-Rod has to jump over to get a stay or an injunction or, eventually, an elimination or reduction of that season-long suspension.
Whatever synapse says “stop” never found its way to Rodriguez. Among the myriad malaprops and missteps, he never knew when to say when. And that is what killed what should have been a dream life.
Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for the 14-time All-Star starting in 2010.
Of all the holes the Yankees have filled and still need to address, third base is not one of them. Assuming his health cooperates, Rodriguez will be in pinstripes again. This year. Not next.
Alex Rodriguez is ready to round third and head for court if he doesn’t like an independent arbitrator’s decision on his 211-game suspension, according to the New York Daily News.
It seems we’ll have at least one more weekend to debate the Alex Rodriguez case. An arbitrator’s decision on A-Rod’s 211-game suspension “probably won’t be known until next week,” according to the New York Post.
We know that things got ugly between Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees. But how ugly did they get, exactly? Well, pretty darn ugly. And strange…
Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees may know the score in a little more than a week.
A Florida appeals court has ruled Major League Baseball can take a deposition from a cousin of Alex Rodriguez as part of the sport’s lawsuit involving banned substances.
A-Rod’s explosive in-studio interview on WFAN may have just been the introduction. The Yankees star is nearing a lucrative agreement for a book about his feud with MLB, according to the New York Post.
In a 33-page amended complaint filed Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, the lawyers said: “Mr. Selig lacked the courage of his convictions to explain under oath the reasons for the suspension.”
The Cardinals’ signing drew quite a reaction from some big leaguers: “Thanks, owners, for encouraging PED use,” Arizona pitcher Brad Ziegler tweeted.
Alex Rodriguez’s lawyer acknowledged the possibility of his client unknowingly taking a banned substance, but said it wasn’t the backbone of his defense. “Here’s the thing: it would defy science.”