Found August 19, 2013 on
The nightmare is a reality.
Alex Rodriguez is playing. He’s playing well. And he’s impacting the American League playoff race.
When Rodriguez first appealed his 211-game suspension — thus allowing him to play while the process unfolds — Major League Baseball faced a scary possibility. Not only could a known cheater and baseball’s biggest villain step onto the field with a historic ban hanging over his head, but he also had the power to leave his fingerprints all over the 2013 season. Now, Rodriguez is taking advantage of his opportunity, making a nasty situation that much dicier.
Much of the population, including perhaps his own team, wanted Rodriguez to take his glove and go home. Ryan Dempster might be in that camp, even if he denies throwing at Rodriguez intentionally during the second inning of Sunday’s game. But while A-Rod is a swindler, a fraud and a jerk — call him what you want, really — there’s one thing that he apparently is not: washed up.
We’ll never know how much perfo...
BEST OF MAXIM
Boston Red Sox’ pitcher Ryan Dempster intentionally plunked the often controversial Alex Rodriguez, a move that incensed Yankees Manager Joe Girardi leading to his ejection. Dempster threw behind A-Rod in the first pitch of the at bat, then proceeded to throw 2 more pitches inside for balls leading up to the plunking. The fourth pitch of the at bat Dempster made no mistake drilling...
AND SO IT CONTINUES
it is now being reported that Alex Rodriguez's attorneys are preparing a medical malpractice lawsuit against New York Yankees team doctor Chris Ahmad.
Major League Baseball is brilliant. Alex Rodriguez hired famous New York City defense attorney Joe Tacopina to represent him, who scheduled an appearance on NBC's Today Show and sat down with Matt Lauer. Tacopina showed up prepared to challenge baseball to waive the confidentiality agreement and said: If the Vice...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyers contacted the Major League Baseball Players Association earlier this month to formally begin the grievance process into claims that the New York Yankees have mishandled his medical treatment since last October's playoffs sources familiar with the communications between the two parties told ESPNNewYork.com.
One of Rodriguez's attorneys Joe Tapocina...
It's an A-bomb for A-Rod -- and his attorney! Joseph Tacopina, one of Alex Rodriguez's attorneys, started a new war with the Yankees -- or maybe just continued the current war -- when he unleashed some pretty strong accusations against the team, and against Major League Baseball. Here's a link to the New York Times article with the accusations. And here's what I think...
This Red Sox fan was publicly shamed following his cameo appearance during the Red Sox-Yankees game on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball this weekend. Not only does he proclaim Alex Rodriguez to be a “looser” but the icing on the cake is the absolutely unnecessary t-period o-period at the top. Be better than this, Boston. [pic via @CJZero] The post This Red Sox fan needs some serious...
Eric Bates disapproves of A-Rod's latest move.
With the drama surrounding New York's third baseman unlikely to go away anytime soon, Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees are trying to keep their focus on the field.
New York tries to keep rolling in Tuesday's doubleheader against the last-place Toronto Blue Jays, losers of nine straight in the Bronx.
The 38-year-old Rodriguez has given the Yankees (64-59) a huge left since...
A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez has declined Major League Baseball's
challenge to make public evidence that led to the 211-game
suspension of the New York Yankees star.
Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster wasn’t ejected from Sunday night’s game against the Yankees, even after he appeared to throw at Alex Rodriguez multiple times before plunking the Yankees third baseman on a 3-0 pitch. Dempster wasn’t as lucky, however, when it came to discipline from the league.
Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Dempster has been suspended five games...
I rarely post anything that isn’t Mets related, but I hope people had a chance to watch yesterday’s game between the Yankees and Red Sox in Fenway Park. Another chapter was written into one of the most storied rivalries in sports.
In the second inning, Alex Rodriguez walked to the plate engulfed in a tidal wave of boos to face Ryan Dempster. Fans started chanting “You’re...
What say you, faithful reader...???
Is it a worthy punishment...???
He was fined an undisclosed amount for "intentionally throwing at and hitting Alex Rodriguez."
"I was just trying to pitch inside," he said after the game in defense...
Ryan Dempster plunked Alex Rodriguez during the Yankees vs Red Sox game. Joe Girardi was not happy at all, eventually being tossed from the game.
Major League Baseball let Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster know they'll handle Alex Rodriguez's punishment on their own with no need for vigilante acts suspending Dempster five games for intentionally hitting the New York Yankees slugger Sunday night.
Dempster who was also fined an undisclosed amount was not ejected from the game Sunday after hitting Rodriguez in the...