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Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mixed Reaction From Yankees Fans On A-Rod Ruling

Yankees fans have mixed reactions to an arbitration ruling that banned Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for 162 games.

01/11/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

A-Rod Slams Arbitrator’s Ruling, Vows To Challenge Full-Season Ban

An independent arbitrator ruled Saturday to ban A-Rod for a full season, including the playoffs. “The number of games sadly comes as no surprise, as the deck has been stacked against me from day one,” Rodriguez said in a statement.

01/11/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A-Rod Decision Looms As New Year’s Day Comes And Goes

Will the Yankees’ third baseman play a third of a season in 2014? Will he play at all? That’s what we’re all waiting to find out.

01/02/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Posting Period For Japanese Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka Is Underway

If Tanaka and a major-league team come to terms, that franchise is required to pay his Japanese club, the Rakuten Golden Eagles, a posting fee, now capped at $20 million.

12/26/2013

Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images) and Brian Cashman (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Check, Please! Yankees Hit With $28 Million Luxury Tax

The New York Yankees were hit with a $28 million luxury-tax bill, pushing their total past the $250 million mark since the penalty began in 2003.

12/18/2013

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

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