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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.
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.
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.
Alex Rodriguez was back at Major League Baseball’s office Monday for the resumption of the grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension.
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.
“We’ve got a couple more meetings,” Wilpon said. “And there might be hopefully something cooking later. Right now, it’s quiet.”
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
Lawyers for Major League Baseball sent a letter to a judge Monday asking that the suit be dismissed
Neither the Mets nor the Yankees made the playoffs this season, but there’s one thing that they can celebrate together: They’re both worth a lot of money.
“At this point, I don’t know who would argue to keep it, or what their argument would be,” one team official said. “There is no reasoned argument to keep it (in the game).”
Alex Rodriguez’s lawsuit claiming Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig went on a “witch hunt” to force him from the sport has been moved from state to federal court.