According to Steven Marcus of Newsday, Alex Rodriguez’s appeal hearing will begin on September 30, the day after the regular season ends. The hearing could reportedly take “several days” and arbitrator Fredric Horowitz will have “25 days to render his decision.” Rodriguez will not be forced to attend the hearings unless Horowitz requests his presence. […]
When we last left the Alex Rodriguez circus, we learned that Rodriguez was willing to accept an 80-100 game suspension, and then retire when his suspension was served. All because Rodriguez wants most, if not all the money remaining on his Yankees contract. Since then Rodriguez has vowed to refrain from discussing all non-baseball matters. […]
Pete Rose had some rather strong comments on Monday regarding his standing with Major League Baseball and how it would be different if he picked another vice such as alcohol, drugs, or wife beating. In my opinion, Rose was spot on, but he’s been roundly criticized for the comments. Not because they were wrong, because […]
Ah, yes. A Boston based establishment mocking Alex Rodriguez in today’s Boston Herald? Sounds about right. If you’re confused about the “losing $34 million?” part of the ad, that’s the amount of money A-Rod stands to lose if the suspension is upheld. As for the “Join today and keep that A-Bod” line, something tells me […]
The Yankees reportedly hand delivered a letter to Alex Rodriguez informing him that he was being fined by the team
Remember that report about Alex Rodriguez secretly going behind the Yankees’ back to get a second opinion about that quad strain he suffered in the minors. Well, turns out it was 100% true. And the Yankees were evidently pissed about it. So pissed that they reportedly fined Rodriguez more than $150,000.