Found February 09, 2013 on
With all the drama that has been surrounding New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez you might wonder how the Yankees front office is dealing with it. Last month the Miami New Times ran an report on Rodriquez saying that he purchased human growth hormone and other performance-enhancing drugs in the past from a company called Biogenesis of America. The business was located in Florida that near one of Rodriguez’s homes.
Yesterday Hal Steinbrenner voiced his thoughts on Alex. Steinbrenner “We will cooperate with MLB in any way we can, any way we’re asked to. But other than that, there’s not much to say. I don’t know any more than you do.” Hal also said that it was “a concern, but it’s out of our hands.”
Alex Rodriguez said that he used PEDs from 2001-2003, but said that he has not used any of the drugs since. During this offseason the Yankees were concerned about A-Rod’s availability to play this year since he was going to have hip surgery. This procedure would keep him off the field for at least half the season. To help ease their anxiety the Yankees signed former Red Sox and White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis to play at A-Rod’s position.
Hal Steinbrenner commented on the acquisition of Kevin saying, “I’ve always liked Kevin. He always seemed like a good leader, a hard worker and a very enthusiastic, loves the game kind of guy. And that’s the kind of guy we want.”
Whether or not the Yankees keep Alex on the team, trade him, or let him go Hal is happy with getting Youkilis and signing other key veterans to the team. When asked about the Yankees chances this season Hal replied, “We’ve got a lot of good veterans on the team, and we’ve got some good young players as well. That’s always the mix that I want to shoot for. I like our team, but where we end up in October, anybody’s guess.”
BEST OF MAXIM
The PEDs (performance-enhancing drugs) scandal conveyed in the Miami New Times on January 29th is losing its creditability by the day.
Miami New Times
More specifically the accusations alluding to the use of multiple banned substances by New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez that he obtained though Anthony Bosch. Bosch ran a clinic that was a supposed source for professional athletes...
Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner says he's concerned about the latest drug allegations swirling around third baseman Alex Rodriguez, but that the matter is being looked at by Major League Baseball.
The Miami New Times said late last month that the three-time AL MVP bought human growth hormone and other performance-enhancing substances in recent years from Biogenesis...
The Yankees played poorly in the postseason. The whole team, not just one individual. It is actually amazing that the team even beat the Orioles in the Division Series. But Alex Rodriguez became the face of the Yankees’ struggles. We all know the story; Raul Ibanez hit for Rodriguez and hit 2 home runs, one to tie, one to win. Then Eric Chavez played for Rodriguez in the last game...
Curt Schilling is not holding back his feelings this week at all.
On Wednesday he reached out to ESPN and discussed the Boston Redsox and in doing so made some allegations regarding PEDs.
On Thursday he fired it up again with ESPN and took aim at Alex Rodriguez.
Please Click Here To Read This Story
The post Curt Schilling rips Alex Rodriguez for failing to be genuine. appeared...
The New York Yankees continue to be in the market for a
right-handed bat, but owner Hal Steinbrenner believes the current makeup of the
team is “championship caliber,” according to Andy McCullough of The
Hal Steinbrenner says the team is still in the market for a RHH, but believes the team is "championship caliber."
— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughSL...
What happened yesterday?
Ryan Braun (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
First it was Yahoo Sports who reported the names of Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and New York Yankees Francisco Cervelli.
The New York Daily News in a few hours later, identifying Jesus Montero of the Seattle Mariners.
Followed by SI’s Tom Verducci ousting the name of Detroit Tigers Jhonny Peralta.
Those are the latest...
While much of the attention around Curt Schilling’s recent ESPN interview is on what Schilling said about his Red Sox days, those weren’t the only comments the pitcher made about baseball’s performance-enhancing drug culture.
Schilling, who turned quite a few heads by talking about PEDs and the Red Sox this week, also had thoughts about the recent fall of Alex Rodriguez. The...
Don’t you just love lawyers and the way they can use language to make things seem like they’re something they’re not? Clearly, the University of Miami has some quality lawyers and public relations people.
As the ever-widening scandal involving the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and an “anti-aging” clinic called Biogenesis of America LLC makes Miami and its alumni look worse...
In a bizarre twist, New York Yankees teammates Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter reportedly are both interested in the same New York apartment. Located on the upper end of Central Park in Harlem, the New York Post reports that the lavish piece of property is going for $9 million, occupies the entire 17th floor of the 111 Central Park North building. The apartment is also available for...
Photo Credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images
Ken Griffey Jr., Randy Johnson, and yes, even Alex Rodriguez. The Mariners have made a habit in the past of failing to re-sign their superstars. Instead, they’ve opted to trade or even let them walk away via free agency. Yes, the return trade package has been decent in a couple instances (see Randy Johnson to Astros). But nothing can...
While the University of Miami awaits results from an NCAA investigation into its football and basketball programs, attention has turned to the Hurricanes storied baseball program and its possible ties to performance-enhancing drugs.
The New York Times reported Wednesday that Major League Baseball investigators were focusing on Miamis baseball program, which they suspect is a nexus...