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Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

MLB, Nippon Professional Baseball Finalize New Posting System

Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball have finalized a new posting system that caps the fee for players at $20 million, a deal that may lead to star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka going on the market.

12/17/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Team A-Rod Amends Lawsuit Against MLB, Calls Commish Selig A Coward

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.”

11/26/2013

Alex Rodriguez leaves his arbitration hearings in midtown on Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Steve Kallas/WFAN)

Kallas: A-Rod’s Arbitration Is Over; End Of An Error?

Spanning 12 days, from the end of September through Thursday, the arbitration had many ups and downs, mysteries and follies, rights and wrongs.

11/22/2013

Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera takes the field to be honored before Game 2 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera: I Believe That Alex Rodriguez Is Innocent

“If he tells me something, I’m going to believe him. Definitely,” Rivera said. “But again, that’s me. He’s my friend, and if he tells me something I’m going to believe him.”

11/22/2013

Alex Rodriguez in studio with WFAN's Mike Francesa after walking out of MLB arbitration hearing. (Photo by Joe Cingrana/CBSNewYork.com)

Alex Rodriguez’s Arbitration Hearing Ends

Joseph Tacopina, one of A-Rod’s lawyers, said that Rodriguez will only testify if MLB Commissioner Bud Selig agrees to testify.

11/21/2013

Alex Rodriguez in studio with WFAN's Mike Francesa after walking out of MLB arbitration hearing. (Photo by Joe Cingrana/CBSNewYork.com)

A-Rod Walks Out Of Hearing Angry And Into WFAN Studios To Set Record Straight

Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. He later showed up at the WFAN studios to talk to host Mike Francesa about it.

11/20/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kallas: Day 10 Of The A-Rod Arbitration; Randy Levine Testifies

In what is now becoming the arbitration with no ending, Yankees President Randy Levine testified on Day 10 of the Alex Rodriguez appeal of his unprecedented 211-game suspension.

11/20/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Florida Police Investigating Theft Of A-Rod Documents

A Florida police department has reopened an investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s inquiry into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs.

11/19/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Arbitration Hearing Between A-Rod, MLB Resumes

Alex Rodriguez was back at Major League Baseball’s office Monday for the resumption of the grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension.

11/18/2013

David Freese (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees In Talks To Acquire David Freese From Cardinals

The 30-year-old was an All-Star in 2012, but he had a down year in 2013. The right-handed hitter batted .262 with nine home runs and 60 RBIs in 138 games.

11/13/2013

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Is A Move Imminent? Sandy Alderson, Jeff Wilpon Send Mixed Messages

“We’ve got a couple more meetings,” Wilpon said. “And there might be hopefully something cooking later. Right now, it’s quiet.”

11/13/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi: A-Rod’s Hearing Complicates Yankees’ Offseason Planning

Girardi said on Thursday that if a decision isn’t made soon, the team will have to make backup third-base plans in case Rodriguez isn’t available.

11/07/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Lawyer: MLB Pursued A-Rod ‘At All Costs’

Alex Rodriguez is set to appear in court Thursday for a hearing in his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its commissioner, accusing them of engaging in a witch hunt.

11/07/2013

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod Failed Drug Test For Stimulants In 2006

The New York Times has reported that the three-time American League MVP failed a drug test for stimulants back in 2006. Lanny J. Davis, one of the representatives of A-Rod’s high-powered legal team, denied the accusation.

11/04/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

A-Rod On Bud Selig: ‘Crimes Are Being Committed Under His Regime’

“It is sad that Commissioner Selig once again is turning a blind eye, knowing that crimes are being committed under his regime,” Rodriguez said. “I have 100 percent faith in my legal team.”

10/31/2013

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