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The Yankees will pay A-Rod more to sit out than the Angels will pay Mike Trout … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Wednesday. A million dollars is a lot of money, but the rate seems borderline criminal when you consider that the Angels will spend some $145 million on Trout’s teammates …Angels are optimistic Josh Hamilton will be ready by opening […]

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Hal Steinbrenner calls Alex Rodriguez an ‘asset,’ doesn’t close door on his … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWas it a temporary cease-fire of sorts in the ongoing conflict between Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees or just a few make-nice words because, well, what else is Hal Steinbrenner supposed to say? Whatever the case, the Yankees’ managing general partner …A-Rod: 2014 ‘a year to rest mentally and physically’MLB.comA-Rod ready for […]

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If Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs, they didn’t obviously … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDuring his appearance on 60 Minutes on Sunday, Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch — Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case to suspend Alex Rodriguez — detailed the performance-enhancing drug program that allegedly allowed Rodriguez to …Judge deals blow to A-Rod’s planned lawsuitCBSSports.comRodriguez May File Unredacted MLB Lawsuit, Judge SaysBloombergJudge: Decision in A-Rod suit […]

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Alex Rodriguez will seek injunction to halt suspension Monday – Fox News

Fox NewsThe attorney for New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will file an injunction in federal court Monday morning in an attempt to stop a season-long suspension from Major League Baseball from taking effect. Joe Tacopina confirmed that planned filing to New …Text of statements on A-Rod ’60 Minutes’ segmentBoston.comNew York Yankees – TeamReportChicago TribuneMorosi: […]

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MLB Witness Outlines A-Rod’s PED Program on 60 Min – ABC News

ABC NewsMajor 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. Anthony Bosch, the founder of the now shuttered Florida anti-aging clinic, …Morosi: Messy realities of A-Rod investigation may cost MLB laterFOXSports.comNew York Yankees – PlayerWatchChicago TribuneBosch says […]

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60 Minutes’ A-Rod piece incites MLB, union fight – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball and the players association, which previously had maintained a tone of respect and cooperation through the messy Alex Rodriguez ordeal, appear ready to get down into the muck with him. Both organizations issued critical statements …Arbitrator reduces Alex Rodriguez’s PED suspension to 162 games, plus …Washington PostAnthony Bosch: A-Rod ‘knew they […]

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Horowitz’s ruling cements Rodriguez as A-Fraud once and for all – CNN

CNNAlex Rodriguez will miss the entire 2014 season and may never play in the major leagues again. Patrick Smith/Getty Images. Baseball arbitrator Frederic Horowitz heard a mountain of evidence and came to the same conclusion that has occurred to baseball …A-Rod Banned for 2014 Season, Arbitrator RulesABC NewsMichael McCann: A-Rod faces long legal odds in […]

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Defiant Alex Rodriguez determined to continue crusade against MLB – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDefiant or delusional? Alex Rodriguez’s reaction to arbitrator Fredric Horowitz’s decision to uphold 162 games of his original 211-game suspension came as no surprise. A-Rod had telegraphed his intention to pursue the case in federal court the day he …New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez vows to fight reduced penaltyMiamiHerald.comArbitrator reduces Alex Rodriguez’s PED suspension […]

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All you need to know about Alex Rodriguez’s suspension – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe basics on Alex Rodriguez’s record-breaking 162-game suspension for his ties to performance-enhancing drug use: The penalty: Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz upheld 162 games of a 211-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball in August …Odds against Alex Rodriguez in federal courtWashington PostA-Rod’s career numbers and what could have beenCBSSports.comWith A-Rod out, Yankees have […]