Crisis Averted: MLB Players, Owners Reach Tentative Labor DealAfter days of near round-the-clock talks, negotiators reached a verbal agreement about 3 1/2 hours before the expiration of the current pact.
This Week In Baseball: MLB Gets New Domestic Violence Policy RightThe MLB and MLBPA announced a new domestic violence policy over the weekend and they look like they got it right.
Ex-Mets GM Omar Minaya Joins Players' UnionFormer Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving his job as senior vice president of the Padres to become a senior advisor to MLBPA head Tony Clark.
Clark: MLBPA Taking Notice Of Mets' Mid-Market Franchise PayrollCalling the New York Mets a "marquee franchise," new players' union head Tony Clark is paying attention to the team's payroll.
A-Rod Drops Suits Against MLB, Selig, Union, Accepts Record SuspensionAlex 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.
Tom Glavine: A-Rod 'Grasping At Straws' With LawsuitAs 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.
Report: Infuriated MLB Players Association Members Sought To Expel A-RodDuring 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.
A-Rod Breaks Silence, Says Ban Could Be Nice 'Timeout' From BaseballHas 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.
Kallas: If A-Rod Wants To Play Opening Day, What He Did Monday Was WorthlessAccording 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?
Yankees' Teixeira: No Winners In 'Unfortunate' A-Rod SagaMark 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.
Ex-Met Rips A-Rod For Lawsuit Against Players' UnionFormer 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.
Bosch Bombshells: Biogenesis Founder Talks A-Rod, PEDs, Alleged Death ThreatsMajor 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.