Alex Rodriguez and his band of lawyers returned to 245 Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning to resume his arbitration appealing his 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball.
At the end of it, he may be suspended for 0 games, 211 games or somewhere in between. But contractually, right now, he simply hasn’t been damaged.
The suit claims that Bud Selig and MLB have tried to smear Rodriguez’s reputation to “gloss over” Selig’s past inaction and tacit approval of the use of performance-enhancing substances in baseball.
It would seem virtually impossible (absent an unlikely settlement) for the arbitration to be over in the allotted five days.
Wednesday, Oct. 2, was the third day of the scheduled (for now) five-day Alex Rodriguez arbitration at 245 Park Ave.
After two days of the Alex Rodriguez arbitration, as he appeals his 211-game suspension, much has happened both inside and outside.
With the Yankees trying to hang in there but on the virtual brink of not making the playoffs, there has been a fascinating play in each of their last two games that are worth analyzing.
Does this solve the same issues in the future for NFL players? Not at all. Does this solve the same issues for youth football players? Not at all. Can those issues be solved? Well, that’s the next billion-dollar question coming down the pike.
It’s not hard to believe that Bud Selig and the powers-that-be in Major League Baseball could screw up the whole A-Rod situation.
Puig can hit, hit with power, run, field and has a howitzer for an arm. There’s nothing he can’t do on a baseball field.
Everyone seems sure that Anthony Bosch will just show up and testify. How can this be? Why would Bosch incriminate himself?
So what happened to the New York Rangers? Did they take a step back this year? Well, coach John Tortorella says no, but the correct answer — from goalie Henrik Lundqvist — is yes.
Kobe Bryant is smarter than this, but he just doesn’t get it. Hopefully he will now.
In the 21st century, you simply can’t put your hands on a kid. Or throw balls at a kid. Or kick a kid. Or use homophobic slurs toward a kid. Rice did all of these things and still kept his job, until now. And that’s the scariest thing of all.
On Sunday morning, Judge Lipps held that both defendants “are hereby adjudicated delinquent beyond a reasonable doubt on all three counts as charged” — that’s the juvenile court equivalent of “guilty.”