It’s more than acceptable to dislike Rodriguez, but acting as if his punishment and process should be different than that of any other player because of his paycheck, accolades or insecure personality is ridiculous.
“In a pennant race, he’s a guy that you don’t want in the lineup,” Longoria said. “So looking at it from that perspective and that perspective only, I don’t think it’s fair that we can’t have an arbitrator hear the case sooner.”
“If all the allegations are true, then I’m glad they got caught and I’m glad baseball is doing something about it,” Royals reliever Aaron Crow said.
Evan Longoria homered twice and drove in three runs, Matt Moore ended a personal three-game skid and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 8-3 Thursday night.
The deal, the richest in franchise history, replaces Wright’s $16 million salary for next season and includes $122 million in new money. The contract is pending a physical.
Deferred money is a sticking point in David Wright’s negotiations with the Mets.
Negotiations between David Wright and the Mets have reportedly hit a snag over deferred money.
The ball is in David Wright’s court after the Mets have offered him a multi-year extension.
Ivan Nova was strong in his return from the DL as the Yankees defeated the Rays 5-3 on Saturday.
That big lead in the AL East is gone. The Yankees are in a free-fall that’s seen them blow a 10-game cushion over the past 47 days.
The regular season is not the issue for the Yankees. But once they get to the postseason, there may be dark times around the corner.
Ever since Mike Trout was called up, the Angels have been on fire. This 20 year old can do it all…hit for power (12 home runs), hit for a high average (.346) and he has great speed (leading the AL in steals).
Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.
Neil Keefe brings back “The Joe Girardi Show” for a third season after the Yankees’ manager made a series of questionable decision in the opening weekend.
The outcome of ‘Wild Card Wednesday’ has made the Yankees’ playoff match-ups the toughest possible. Verlander and the Tigers are no easy task and the Rays are built for playoff success.