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The Alex Rodriguez saga continues. A-Rod was slated to start in his final rehab game with the Class AAA Tampa Yankees on Sunday, but he was scratched from the lineup because of a sore left quadriceps. The Yankees slugger traveled to New York on Sunday to undergo an MRI, which revealed a Grade 1 strain of his left quad. A-rod was supposed to make his season debut for the Yankees on Monday to kick off a four-game series against the Texas Rangers in Arlington. Instead, Rodriguez will return to Tampa for follow-up treatment. Rodriguez has not played in a single game for the Yankees this season has he has battled myriad injuries. Even if he were feeling 100 percent, though, his return to the big show could be brief. A-Rod is one of dozens of MLB players suspected of connections with Miami-based Biogenises Clinic, and commissioner Bud Selig is expected to come down hard with suspensions to those players. The suspension could keep Rodriguez off the diamond for nearly an entire season’s wor...

Alex Rodriguez could get the hammer from baseball if he doesn't plea

The smartest move Ryan Braun could have made in this Biogenesis scandal was copping a plea with Major League Baseball.  MLB got their suspension.  Fans were relatively happy with it, players were happy with it, and the league does not have to deal with an on-going appeal or legal challenge.  If Alex Rodriguez does not do the same, MLB could throw the book at him. According...

Yankees Alex Rodriguez to Have MRI on Injured Quad

  It’s an open secret that the New York Yankees don’t want third baseman Alex Rodriguez, back in the lineup, not with the impending suspensions that are supposedly coming from Major League Baseball, so this is an injury they may welcome. Rodriguez, who was expected to return to the team on Monday, after missing the first four months of the season due to a hip injury, injured...

A-Rod plays DH after quad tightness

Alex Rodriguez was hitless in four at-bats and played DH instead of third base after feeling tightness in his left quad before the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders game. Rodriguez struck out three times as he continues to rehab from the left hip surgery he had in January. He told reporters after the game that his quad was sore and that he wasn't sure if he would play...

Alex Rodriguez reportedly seeks second opinion on injury, doesn’t tell Yankees

Alex Rodriguez is believed to have recovered from the hip injury that has haunted him for over a year. Now, it is a quad injury that has been ailing A-Rod. On Sunday, Rodriguez went for an MRI and the New York Yankees announced that he is expected to miss another 7-10 days with a Grade [...]

Report: Alex Rodriguez is trying to make a deal with MLB

On the heels of MLB suspending Ryan Braun for the rest of the season, it seems that Alex Rodriguez has realized that Bud Selig is pretty serious about this Biogenesis case. So serious that Braun’s suspension could’ve been much worse if he hadn’t struck a deal with MLB to publicly admit his wrongdoing in exchange for a lighter suspension.With this information in hand, Alex Rodriguez...

Ryan Braun: The Unashamed, Shame Of The Nation

What Ryan Braun has done over the past 20 months is worse than anything that Alex Rodriguez has ever thought of perpetuating. If there’s anything to give Rodriguez credit for, it is at least that he has not been shy about his transgressions. If the masses have been upset about A-Rod for anything in his [...]The post Ryan Braun: The Unashamed, Shame Of The Nation appeared first...

MLB Suspensions for PEDs (Biogenesis): Braun, A-Rod, Cruz & Others

Update July 23rd, 2013: Earlier today it was reported that Alex Rodriguez could potentially be facing a lifetime ban from baseball, based on his involvement with the Biogenesis saga.  Apparently MLB has far more evidence against A-Rod, significantly more than they had against Braun.  More importantly, rumors are that A-Rod “interfered” with MLB’s investigation – which...

Former MLB player Jose Canseco tweets that Alex Rodriguez is next on the steroids suspension list

With Ryan Braun being suspended the rest of the season for using steroids, other names around Major League Baseball are sprouting up.  One name that is linked to the steroids [...]

Ryan Braun Accepted His Fate By Not Appealing Suspension, But Alex Rodriguez May Fight His When it Comes (Video)

Ryan Braun decided not to appeal his suspension that will keep him out of the game for the rest of the 2013 season, but when Alex Rodriguez‘s day comes, he may not take his sentence without putting up a fight. Nick Cafardo from the Boston Globe joined Tom Caron to discuss the implications of Braun’s suspension noting that just because the Brewers’ slugger accepted his fate...

Make it stop: A-Rod’s insufferable media coverage

image via USA Today Sports Instead of preparing to start in his first MLB game of the season tonight, Alex Rodriguez is back in Florida rehabbing a quad injury.  Much to the delight of conspiracy theorists everywhere, A-Rod’s future remains ripe for discussion and scrutiny. How long is A-Rod going to rehab in Florida?  Once he’s cleared to resume baseball activities, will...

ARod goes for second opinion on quad

There’s more drama in Yankee land as New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez decided to go for a second opinion on his quadriceps injury. That’s right, ARod decided he needed a second opinion on a quad strain, a very minor grade one strain. Let the conspiracy theories around Alex and his return to baseball start back up. So here are actual facts. A-Rod went for an MRI...

Youkilis: ‘definitely a chance’ he’ll return in 2013

Third base has been a revolving door for the Yankees this season. With Alex Rodriguez sidelined for most of the year and Kevin Youkilis recovering from back surgery, the team has trotted out David Adams, Brent Lillibridge, Chris Nelson, Jayson Nix and Luis Cruz to the hot corner- all of whom have been underwhelming. “I feel good,” Youkilis said Monday before going to his physical...

With Braun gone, is A-Rod the next dope to fall?

The Guru Contributing Writer With Ryan Braun the first fraud to fall, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball have their sights set firmly on their next target in the BioGenesis scandal – Alex Rodriguez. The evidence is piling up as Selig’s investigators have uncovered a mountain of information dating back to at least the 2009 season. Sources told that Rodriguez...
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