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Sandy Alderson (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Clark: MLBPA Taking Notice Of Mets’ Mid-Market Franchise Payroll

Calling the New York Mets a “marquee franchise,” new players’ union head Tony Clark is paying attention to the team’s payroll.

03/04/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

A-Rod Drops Suits Against MLB, Selig, Union, Accepts Record Suspension

Alex Rodriguez accepted his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball on Friday, the longest penalty in the sport’s history related to performance-enhancing drugs.

02/07/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Tom Glavine: A-Rod ‘Grasping At Straws’ With Lawsuit

As a longtime union leader, Glavine finds it “hard to believe” that Alex Rodriguez is claiming the MLBPA didn’t do its job when they represented him in the grievance that lowered his 211-game suspension to 162 games.

01/24/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: Infuriated MLB Players Association Members Sought To Expel A-Rod

During the back and forth between the 40 or so union members on the call not one player defended A-Rod, and that was quite an indictment considering they have frequent disagreements on all kinds of issues, the report said.

01/21/2014

Alex Rodriguez in the dugout during his 2013 debut against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on August 5, 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A-Rod Breaks Silence, Says Ban Could Be Nice ‘Timeout’ From Baseball

Has Alex Rodriguez accepted his fate? A-Rod says his 162-game suspension could be considered “a favor” despite filing a lawsuit against MLB and its players’ union in an attempt to overturn it.

01/16/2014

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

Kallas: If A-Rod Wants To Play Opening Day, What He Did Monday Was Worthless

According to a number of published reports prior to Monday’s filing, A-Rod’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, said that A-Rod’s legal team would be filing for an injunction. Apparently, no motion papers for an injunction were filed Monday. Why not?

01/14/2014

Eduardo Nunez, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira in the Yankees' dugout.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira: No Winners In ‘Unfortunate’ A-Rod Saga

Mark Teixeira thinks the Alex Rodriguez situation is a lose-lose for everyone involved. “Alex doesn’t win, MLB doesn’t win, the Yankees don’t win,” the first baseman said Monday.

01/14/2014

Jon Rauch (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), A-Rod  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ex-Met Rips A-Rod For Lawsuit Against Players’ Union

Former Mets reliever Jon Rauch blasted Alex Rodriguez on Twitter for filing a lawsuit against the Major League Baseball Players Association, saying the 14-time All-Star has run out of people to blame.

01/14/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Bosch Bombshells: Biogenesis Founder Talks A-Rod, PEDs, Alleged Death Threats

Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for the 14-time All-Star starting in 2010.

01/13/2014

Tony Clark (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Tony Clark Named Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director

The Major League Baseball Players Association has named former Tony Clark as its new executive director.

12/03/2013

Michael Weiner (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig, A-Rod Attend Michael Weiner’s Funeral

Dave Winfield, Frank Thomas, David Cone, Bobby Bonilla and incoming union head Tony Clark attended the funeral as well.

11/24/2013

Michael Weiner (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MLB, Players Mourn Loss Of Union Head Michael Weiner

Tributes poured in Thursday on Twitter after Major League Baseball and its players learned of the passing of union chief Michael Weiner.

11/22/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Giglio: Alex Rodriguez Rhetoric Should Not Be Personal

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.

08/09/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Reports: A-Rod Facing 214-Game Ban; MLB Done Negotiating

Commissioner Bud Selig is ready to slap Alex Rodriguez with 214-game ban on Monday, according to multiple reports.

08/03/2013

Michael Weiner (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MLB Union Head Blasts Leaks In Biogenesis Investigation

The head of the baseball players’ union is criticizing leaks to the media about whether players are cooperating with a drug investigation by the commissioner’s office.

07/11/2013

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