Found July 15, 2013 on Unathletic:
Major League Baseball may try to cut a deal with New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez to reduce his looming drug suspension, reports the New York Daily News. The report states that MLB is engaging in internal discussions about brokering a plea deal with Rodriguez. Last week, multiple media outlets reported that Rodriguez was facing a suspension, possibly after the All-Star Break. Rodriguez met with investigators Friday and then reportedly skipped a rehab game for the Single-A Tampa Yankees. [Continue Reading] So the way I look at this is: A-Rod met with investigators on Friday and found out he may be facing a 150-game suspension for his second steroid offense. The news that this suspension is looming sent A-Rod into a tailspin and he didn’t show up for the game. I’m not excusing his behavior, but knowing A-Rod, I know this is typical behavior of him. I also know that he knows that a 150-game suspension would absolutely destroy him and his career. Whatever legacy he still ha...
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