MLBPA Formally Appeals Alex Rodriguez's 211-Game Suspension The other 12 players accepted 50-game suspensions, but Rodriguez said he planned to fight. Union head Michael Weiner said the punishment for the third baseman was "way out of line."
Defiant A-Rod Vows To Fight 211-Game SuspensionOnce the greatest player of his time, Rpdriguez was reduced Monday night to saying that he was humbled, at 38, just to "have the opportunity to put on this uniform again."
Reports: A-Rod Facing 214-Game Ban; MLB Done NegotiatingCommissioner Bud Selig is ready to slap Alex Rodriguez with 214-game ban on Monday, according to multiple reports.
Keidel: Make It Easy On Yourself, A-Rod, And Go Away Rodriguez is done. Make it easy on yourself, A-Rod, and go away. Let the pastime shed the past you did so much to stain. On June 6 I called for A-Rod to retire, and was told my logic was laughable. Not so funny anymore, is it?
MLBPA: Any Drug Suspensions Likely Won't Be Served This Year The baseball players' association says any suspensions resulting from the sport's latest drug investigation likely won't be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator.
MLB Union Head Blasts Leaks In Biogenesis InvestigationThe 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.
Report: MLB Looking To Suspend A-Rod, Braun, Other Players For PED Link A league executive told CBS News that Anthony Bosch could implicate up to 25 players, including some stars not currently connected to the firestorm.
Tougher Penalties For MLB Drug Violations Will Have To Wait Until 2014 SeasonBaseball players' union head Michael Weiner says toughening penalties for drug violations will have to wait until the 2014 season.
MLBPA Head Wants To See More Spending From Mets OwnersEarlier this month, Fred Wilpon was bullish on the state of the team's finances, and said payroll should be able to climb to pre-Madoff heights.
MLB Announces Random In-Season Testing For HGHMajor League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect abnormal levels of testosterone.
MLB's HGH Tests Could Be Expanded To In-Season Major League Baseball could start in-season testing for human growth hormone next year.