New York Yankees

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 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

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez answers questions from the media during a news conference after a minor league baseball rehab start with the Trenton Thunder in a game against the Reading Phillies, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

AP source: A-Rod can play during suspension appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday, likely through the 2014 season, as part of Major League Baseball’s latest drug investigation but can play while he appeals, a person familiar with the […]

08/05/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez stands on first base after drawing a walk during the first inning of a Class AA baseball game with the Trenton Thunder against the Reading Phillies Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

A-Rod says he’s ready to rejoin Yanks, play Monday

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez brushed aside any worries about a pending suspension, saying he’s headed to Chicago and plans to play for the New York Yankees on Monday night. “I’m excited to play […]

08/03/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez throws the ball during a rehabilitation workout at Steinbrenner Field Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Monday MLB drug deal deadline as playoffs loom

NEW YORK (AP) — Pressure to get suspensions over with before the playoffs could force an end to negotiations in baseball’s latest drug scandal. Monday appears to be the deadline for Alex Rodriguez and 13 […]

08/02/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez throws the ball during a rehabilitation workout at Steinbrenner Field Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

A-Rod Trenton bound after simulated game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will start a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment on Friday at Double-A Trenton, hoping to return to the New York Yankees before any suspension by Major League Baseball. […]

08/01/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner and former Los Angeles Laker Earvin "Magic" Johnson, left, talks with Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant as they watch the Dodgers play the New York Yankees on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Yankees beat Dodgers 3-0 helped by Ellis’ error

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With two strikes against him, pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay wanted to make sure he wasn’t getting a fastball on the next pitch. Having abandoned his game plan by being overly aggressive on […]

08/01/2013

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West Hills ex-Marine to be honored by Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Recently discharged U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Patryck Stanwood of West Hills will be honored as the Veteran of the Game tonight, when the Los Angeles Dodgers meet the New York Yankees […]

07/31/2013

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees

MLB tells union which players it plans to suspend

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive lengthier penalties for their roles in the Biogenesis case. […]

07/31/2013

Dodgers

Dodgers beat Yankees 3-2 on Ellis’ RBI single

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Ellis singled in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on […]

07/31/2013

In this April 22, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, front right, poses with his MVP trophy and Brewers Hall-of-Famer Robin Yount, left, before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Milwaukee. Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday, July 22, 2013, the start of sanctions involving players reportedly tied to a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Players deplore doping rather than defend users

  NEW YORK (AP) — Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping. Now they are demanding even stiffer suspensions for those caught cheating. “It’s a new generation of athletes that […]

07/24/2013

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