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

Lawyer: MLB pursued Alex Rodriguez ‘at all costs’

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s legal team has gathered extensive additional evidence since he filed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig of trying to polish their images and destroy the […]

11/07/2013

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

Report: A-Rod failed MLB stimulant test in 2006

  NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2006, The New York Times reported Monday, an accusation a spokesman for the New York Yankees third baseman denied. The paper […]

11/04/2013

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

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

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

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