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.
The most elastic scandal in sports history, A-Rod’s trysts and turns seem to reach its nadir every week – before sinking deeper into infamy.
Despite all of his baggage, A-Rod has become a rallying figure for the Bombers on the field and in the dugout.
Only in the world of A-Rod can so many jaw-dropping stories keep coming at you like baseballs being fired from a pitching machine. Bigger stories every day? A-Rod was right for a change. What the heck is happening tomorrow?
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.”
It’s only getting worse for Alex Rodriguez, and it’s not likely to get better for a long time. Rodriguez’s reputation is being destroyed further with every accusation that hits the news cycle.
Pressure to get suspensions over with before the playoffs could force an end to negotiations in baseball’s latest drug scandal. MLB is expected to announce its suspensions on Monday, according to WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman.
MLB has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation. Three-time MVP Alex Rodriguez is on the list, according to CBS News.
The Yankees placed their captain on the 15-day DL on Friday. He strained his right quad in his first game back with New York last week after being out all season with a broken left ankle.
Derek Jeter will miss the Yankees’ weekend series against Minnesota with a strained right quadriceps, and New York cannot rule out a return to the disabled list.
The injury arose in the last few days and acknowledged the 27-year-old probably won’t return to the Yankees until August.
Derek Jeter has joined teammate Alex Rodriguez in hitting against minor-league pitching.
A source told the New York Times that the polarizing three-time American League MVP told both Cashman and team president Randy Levine that he’s not sure if he’ll be able to return to the field in 2013 — or ever, for that matter.
A day after his 39th birthday, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has taken another stride forward in his comeback from a broken left ankle by running outdoors for the first time in two months.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he’s leaning toward putting Teixeira on the DL. Cashman spoke on a conference call on Monday, an off-day for New York before it hosts the Los Angeles Dodgers in a two-game series.