Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Rodriguez sues MLB and Selig, citing ‘witch hunt’

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig, accusing them of pursuing “vigilante justice” as part of a “witch hunt” designed to smear the character of the Yankees star […]

10/04/2013

Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward, center, is helped by New York Mets catcher John Buck, left, and umpire Greg Gibson after being hit by a 90 mph fastball thrown by New York Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese during the sixth inning at Citi Field, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in New York. Heyward was taken to the hospital for x-rays. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Intentional or not, hit by pitch can do a lot of damage

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was livid, veins bulging in his neck, as he peppered home plate umpire Brian O’Nora with profanity after Boston’s Ryan Dempster hit Alex Rodriguez in the […]

08/23/2013

In this Feb. 24, 2012 photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun speaks during a news conference at spring training baseball in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Ryan Braun finally admits drug use in 2011

A month after acknowledging only that he made “mistakes,” Ryan Braun admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011. The suspended Milwaukee slugger said he took a cream and a lozenge containing […]

08/23/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez addresses a media swarm before a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Alex Rodriguez puts end to non-baseball talk

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez said Wednesday he’s cutting off all non-baseball talk after a wild weekend of accusations and retaliations on and off the field. Playing while he appeals a 211-game suspension for […]

08/21/2013

Boston Red Sox's Ryan Dempster pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Boston, Aug. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Dempster suspended 5 games for hitting A-Rod

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Dempster of the Boston Red Sox was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting Yankees star Alex Rodriguez with a pitch last weekend. The […]

08/20/2013

New York Yankees manger Joe Girardi, right, argues with home plate umpire Brian O'Nora after Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch in the second inning in Boston, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Girardi says Dempster should be suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Joe Girardi said it will be “open season” on Alex Rodriguez if Major League Baseball fails to suspend Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster for hitting the New York star with […]

08/20/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez (13) celebrates with teammate Robinson Cano, center right, after scoring on a single by Eduardo Nunez in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

A-Rod declines MLB challenge to release evidence

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez declined Major League Baseball’s challenge to make public the evidence that led to the 211-game suspension of the New York Yankees star. MLB executive vice president […]

08/19/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels, Aug. 13, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Report: A-Rod camp leaked docs implicating Braun

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan Braun and other players in using performance-enhancing drugs, “60 Minutes” reported Friday. Citing unidentified sources, the CBS news […]

08/16/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez strikes out during his first at bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

A-Rod returns at Yankee Stadium, boobirds in force

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat in the first inning. And when […]

08/09/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez answers questions from the media during a press conference after a minor league baseball rehab start with the Trenton Thunder on Aug. 3, 2013 at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton, N.J (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Union files appeal of Rodriguez’s suspension

CHICAGO (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association has formally appealed Alex Rodriguez’s 211-game suspension. The New York Yankees slugger was suspended through the 2014 season on Monday when the league penalized 13 players […]

08/07/2013

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