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When defense Attorney Joe Tacopina got involved in the Alex Rodriguez case, you may have wondered maybe, just maybe, Arod might go the way of Roger Clemens and get off with little or no trouble.
His legal team spent yesterday grilling Biogenisis founder Tony Bosch and attacking his credibility as a witness.
Today, Arod's lawyers brought out the big guns and filed suit against the MLB for the supposed "witch-hunt" to ban Rodriguez from baseball. It's important to note that the suit is not part of Arod's appeal of the 211-game ban the MLB served on him earlier this year:
"The entire legal dynamic is very complex, and my legal team is doing what they need to in order to vindicate me and pursue all of my rights. This matter is entirely separate from the ongoing arbitration. I look forward to the arbitration proceedings continuing, and for the day to come when I can share my story with the public and my supporters."
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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...
All this week, Alex Rodriguez has been in arbitration hearings with Major League Baseball, stating his case to have his 211-game suspension reduced. Now he’s willing to take it to the next level.
Rodriguez filed a lawsuit Friday morning in New York State Supreme Court that accusing the MLB and Commissioner Bud Selig that they are trying “to improperly marshal evidence that...
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...
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...
Yesterday, the New York Daily News reported that Alex Rodriguez had indicated that he believe the supplements he received from the now-defunct Biogenesis anti-aging clinic were legal. Rodriguez's defense team has quickly come out to say that is not true. The proceedings of the arbitration are not made available to the public, but Rodriguez's representative says the New...
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 […]
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...
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...
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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An apparently Rent-a-Protest crowd gathered today in support of Alex Rodriguez. I love this sign.By the way, the T-shirts say, "SUPPORT AROD" with Number 13. Hopefully, MLB won't go after them for copyright infringement.