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Alex Rodriguez's legal team finally got the opportunity to cross-examine Biogenesis founder, Anthony Bosch Thursday. By all accounts, Alex's team has been fired up to tear into Bosch ever since MLB announced the superstar’s 211-game suspension on Aug. 5.
Joe Tacopina, a New York criminal defense attorney, began the cross-examination of Bosch shortly after MLB's lawyers finished with Biogenesis' “biochemist.”
Tacopina and Rodriguez's other high-end lawyers are going to stage an all-out assault on Bosch’s credibility as a drug-dealing liar who turned on Alex just to save his own hide.
They will also be highlighting, to further paint Bosch as a non-credible witness, that Biogenesis is the target of state and federal investigations and was fined by the Florida Department of Health $5,000 for practicing medicine without a license.
Of course California attorney Michael Attanasio also just joined the team. Of course, he is famous for helpi...
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Each day it seems more and more like a battle of Alex Rodriguez vs the World. Today, Serge F Kovaleski and Steve Eder the New York Times reported that A-Rod turned against MLB Players Union lawyers back in August.
"In late August, Rodriguez grew so frustrated with how the Major League Baseball Players Association was defending him — or, as he saw it, not defending him...
Alex Rodriguez has expanded his assault on the baseball establishment with a lawsuit accusing the Yankees team physician and a New York City hospital of mishandling his medical care during the 2012 AL playoffs.
Lawyers for Rodriguez say in a suit filed late Friday that he was given an MRI exam on Oct. 11, 2012, that revealed an injury to his left hip joint.
The suit said that Yankees...
Alex Rodriguez’s appeal of his 211-game ban from baseball is officially underway at the MLB offices this week and, surprise surprise, there was a crowd of A-Rod supporters standing outside of the hearing pleading for justice for the Yankees third baseman.
It seems like a crazy thing to do because, well, it is. It’s not like this is A-Rod’s first strike in terms of banned substances...
According to multiple media reports, the New York Yankees have made pending free-agent manager Joe Girardi an offer on a contract to keep the highly sought after manager in the Bronx, and now the team is waiting on Girardi’s decision.
The details of the offer are unknown for now, but we do know that it will likely be a significant increase over the current amount he’s making...
Alex Rodriguez said the only dope being taken was himself after claiming he was tricked into taking steroids by Biogenesis proprietor Anthony Bosch. A-Rod —who is fighting a 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball — claims Bosch duped him into using the banned supplements at Tuesday's arbitration hearing. According to the N.Y. Daily News, a source with knowledge...
Alex Rodriguez reportedly filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday, alleging that commissioner Bud Selig and company tried to run him out of the game of baseball with a “witch hunt.” He’s apparently not stopping there. A-Rod has reportedly filed a second lawsuit, this one against the New York Yankees’ team doctor. According […]
Alex Rodriguez reportedly filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday. The New York Times has reported that A-Rod’s lawyers have accused MLB of buying the cooperation of Biogenesis boss Anthony Bosch as part of an ongoing “witch hunt” to find a way to force the slugger out of the sport. The suit, which […]
This is going to come as a huge shock, but Alex Rodriguez is claiming he didn't know the products he was getting from Biogenesis were performance-enhancing drugs.
The New York Daily News reports that Rodriguez is pleading ignorance as part of his suspension appeal, saying he thought they were just legal (and, apparently, very expensive) supplements.
A cocky, slickly dressed, Perry Mason-minded, despised, mistrusted, flamboyant 47-year-old Skidmore College graduate named Joseph Tacopina is the man to whom Alex Rodriquez, a cocky, slickly dressed, despised, mistrusted, flamboyant, 38-year old baseball player, turned to when it was time to sue MLB.
Who could have ever imagined such a pairing?
According to this NBCNews.com .story...
Whether or not Alex Rodriguez was duped by Tony Bosch or not, whether the Yankees will have $27.5 million dollars extra to spend on free agents or not, this is going to be an appeal hearing in front of an arbitrator to end all appeal hearings in front of an arbitrator.
Okay, normally an appeal hearing is not the stuff or prime time courtroom dramas or TMZ, but this one...
Boomer & Carton's Tommy Lugauer asked the apparently unemployed crew that Fernando Mateo's Hispanics Across America assembled outside Alex Rodriguez' arbitration hearing some Yankees trivia.
It didn't go well for the crew.
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Fernando Mateo, president of the Hispanics Across America group, joined Boomer & Carton to talk Alex Rodriguez today. Mateo wants stronger MLB PED testing in the Dominican Republic, weaker punishment for Arod, and for the league to teach reading and writing to Hispanic ballplayers.
Asked about that member of his assembled support crew who, when asked by the NY Daily News who...
Here we go again, as another off-season full of false promises made by the New York Yankees ownership has already begun.
In case you missed it, yesterday, GM Brian Cashman held his annual end-of-season press conference but on the wrong end of October.
The Yankees GM answered everything asked from this past season’s failures to Alex Rodriguez’s pending PED hearings and possible...