Found August 16, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — As the case against Alex Rodriguez as a baseball player and human being grows, the Yankees slugger was left taking a wide range of questions Friday night. Rodriguez fielded queries about the latest accusations against him, a 60 Minutes report that he implicated teammate Francisco Cervelli and Brewers star Ryan Braun in MLB’s Biogenesis investigation. But he also was asked about how fans, media and everyone in between have been piling on since the recent PED accusations began, culminating with the 211-game suspension from Major League Baseball that he is now appealing. Rodriguez took questions for a few minutes before stretching for Friday night’s game, and he was asked how being a “punching bag” was affecting him. “It gets old,” he said. “It does get old.” He was then asked why it was happening. “I have no idea,” he said. “I wish I had that answer, but I can say that I love the game, I love to be here, I love to be on the field tonight. For us, this is our playoff.” Rodrigue
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