Found July 25, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
((HT: ESPN)) So, Alex Rodriguez may be in trouble for going out of turn when it came to consulting a doctor outside of the Yankees purview... What a player is supposed to do, according to the MLBPA by-laws and collective bargaining agreement, is notify the team in writing that you're seeking an opinion that has nothing to do with the team you play for... ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand found out that Rodriguez notified Yankees president Randy Levine of his consultation with Dr. Michael Gross after it had occurred. On the same late-night phone call, Rodriguez told Levine he did not trust Yankees team physician Christopher Ahmad, who diagnosed A-Rod with a Grade 1 quad sprain after an MRI was performed Sunday. Here's Dr. Cross and his opinion which may cost Rodriguez more than he thought it would... But, then in full spin mode, Rodriguez came out with a less-angry statement than the one yesterday where he was clearly kvetching at his employers... &...
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