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Imagine the following scenario:
‘Disgusted with his dismal performance in the playoffs and diminishing talents; the Yankees look to unload the contract of Alex Rodriguez so they can pursue a new direction. Unable to afford to offer him the contract he feels he deserves, the Mets are forced to pursue a trade for David Wright. The New York Teams swap players at their hot corners in an unprecedented move that angers, confuses and frustrates fans.’
Rodriguez is owed $28 Mil in 2013, $25 Mil in 2014, $21 Mil in 2015, $20 Mil in 2016 and $20 Mil in 2017. His health is a major hurdle to an NL team but is there a point where Alex Rodriguez becomes palette-able?
Let us imagine that the Yankees are willing to eat 60% of A-Rod’s Contract. (Averaging out to a total cost of $9.12 Mil a year for 5 years) Let us also say that the Yankees are willing to take the final year of Jason Bay’s contract off the Met’s hands. (Leaving the Mets an annual cost of $5.52 Mil for Mr. Rodriguez) Okay… bu...
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Carmelo Anthony understands what it's like to play under the pressures of New York, and he said he feels badly for Alex Rodriguez.
New York Yankees star benchwarmer Alex Rodriguez reportedly went on a date with model and bikini designer Kyna Treacy right after he flirted with her during last Saturday's playoff game against the Detroit Tigers. The Telegraph reports that Rodriguez called her up after last Saturday’s game. Treacy’s friends say that she and A-Rod went on a date.“I think she was pleasantly...
As beautiful as Kyna Treacy may be, she still dates losers.
Just don't tell the New York Post that.
On Friday, the New York Post ripped Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees -- who were swept out of the ALCS on Thursday night by the Detroit Tigers -- by creating a cover that mocks the reported rumor of A-Rod hitting on women during a postseason game earlier this month....
Days after the New York Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series, shopworn, and juiceless, 10-time Silver Slugger Award winner Alex Rodriguez has promised to “be back” next season and will reportedly refuse to … Continue reading →
The New York Yankees were eliminated from postseason play after they were swept away by the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS. Anything that could wrong for the Yanks did go wrong. Lack of hitting, a broken ankle, and scouting for babes rather than playing baseball all contributed to their ultimate demise. And the New York Post added salt to the wound by running this cover on Friday...
The New York Yankees have not said much in regards to Joe Girardi benching Alex Rodriguez during the ALCS, in which the Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers. There were some that wondered if the move by Girardi was well received by team management and ownership. They aren’t entirely too pleased with Alex, either. [...]
The Alex Rodriguez saga continues in New York after the Yankees were swept in the ALCS leaving the future in a no win situation for the Bombers. They are not the only team impacted though, the Philadelphia Phillies will also be directly affected by the situation.
Benching A-Rod for more than one game has put a strain on his relationship with the team that will not be overcome. The...
During this postseason, Alex Rodriguez has almost become a sympathetic figure. Imagine that.
That little incident where the third baseman reportedly tried to hit on a woman behind the Yankees' dugout during the game notwithstanding, Rodriguez has seemed to be largely scapegoated by the team for its collective offensive struggles, yet handled it with grace. Amid being pinch hit...
DETROIT -- Alex Rodriguez
and Curtis Granderson were still out of New York's starting lineup for
Game 4 of the AL championship series on Thursday, a day after the game
was postponed by rain.
The slumping Yankees trailed 3-0
in the AL championship series against Detroit. Manager Joe Girardi has
juggled his lineup throughout the postseason, trying to...
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said during a radio interview on Sunday that trading Alex Rodriguez would be "unrealistic," and he expects Rodriguez to be the Yankees' starting third baseman next season. During his interview on ESPNNewYork 98.7 FM, Cashman admitted Rodriguez is no longer a superstar and also said he would listen to offers for Rodriguez...
Struggling center fielder Curtis Granderson and third baseman Alex Rodriguez were not in the New York Yankees' lineup for Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Thursday against Detroit. Manager Joe Girardi stuck with the same lineup that he listed before Game 4 was rained out Wednesday night. The Tigers held a 3-0 lead. Brett Gardner replaced Granderson in center...
CC Sabathia, Alex Rodriguez, and the Yankees talk about being swept by the Tigers and how things could change in the future. Note who doesn't have goofy smiles.Your browser does not support...Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
NEW YORK -- Hank Steinbrenner says too much blame is being directed at Alex Rodriguez for Detroit's sweep of the Yankees, and he won't address whether the slumping star will be back in New York next season.
"He was just one of quite a few that just had a bad time at the plate," the team's co-chairman said Friday during a phone interview. "...
(Eds: Adds photos. With AP Photos.) By MIKE SCHMIDT For The Associated Press There was a time when Alex Rodriguez was touted as the guy who could relieve us of Barry Bonds as the home run king. He was young, healthy and an MVP contender every year.
If anyone deserved $30 million a year, it was him. That's a stretch - ''deserve'' $30 million a year. Maybe discovering...
The New York Yankees 2012 playoff run as come to an painful ending getting swept by the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS.
Their offseason has just started with talks of Alex Rodriguez possibly being traded to the Marlins, even though both teams have denied the trade talks.
A-Rod has to go since his he warn out his welcome in the New York City by not taking the game serious when he...