Aside from jamming the eject button on Andy Pettitte the other day and letting Joba Chamberlain combust on the mound, G.I. Joe has done a David Copperfield job on his club this year.
Owner Ricardo Rodriguez said that customers have been complaining about the name of his store, A-Rod Grocery.
“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.”
A South Florida judge has granted a delay in witness depositions in MLB’s lawsuit against a now-closed clinic accused of providing banned substances to players.
Cashman said when he does speak to A-Rod, it is very brief and doesn’t have much to say to him.
A-Rod has sought the services of lawyer Joseph Tacopina in an attempt to fight back. Tacopina claims that the Yankees played Rodriguez last October without informing him that he was carrying a torn labrum.
Alex Rodriguez’s camp “obtained unredacted versions” of documents published in a bombshell Miami New Times report and leaked them to Yahoo! Sports, according to “60 Minutes.”
A-Rod makes it impossible for anyone but his lawyers to defend him. And they do so because he pays them. What’s your excuse?
The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”
“It was not difficult for me at all,” Selig said. “I spent many, many hours thinking about it, trying to be fair, trying to be logical and rational. I wouldn’t second-guess a thing at all. I thought it was eminently fair.”
Adding to the intrigue: Lackey is scheduled to start Saturday’s game against Rodriguez and the Yankees in Boston.
TMZ’s report “was greeted with both skepticism and bemusement” at Wednesday’s quarterly owners meetings, according to the New York Daily News.
TMZ’s sources called the investigation of A-Rod “abusive and borderline illegal” and said the league has “no proof” that he allegedly obstructed the Biogenesis probe.
The tide has turned in MLB. The league’s new guard has no problem speaking out — in no uncertain terms — against performance-enhancing drugs and the players who use them.
Alex Rodriguez sought advice on legal nutritional supplements from the founder of the company at the center of the largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping, according to the New York Daily News.