Found August 04, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
So, it looks like Major League Baseball is going to drop the hammer on 12 players connected to the Biogenisis clinic tomorrow.Their, MLB, main target is New York Yankees’ third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Alex Rodriguez (photo credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images North America) MLB is looking to suspend Rodriguez for around 214 games according to various report by T.J. Quinn of ESPN. That will mean that the Yankees will not see A-Rod until the start of the 2015 season when he will be 40 years old and in his 21st season. In hindsight, this will save the Yankees about $34 million if A-Rod is suspended which they may be able to use to shore up some holes, but have you seen the group of third basemen the Yankees have sent out on the field this year? Well, it is not pretty. Look at the names that have manned the position: David Adams, Jayson Nix, Chris Nelson, Luis Cruz and Brent Lillibridge. Combined, they’ve hit .215 with four home runs and 32 RBIs on the year. When they learned that they w...
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