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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...

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Most of the circus surrounding Alex Rodriguez‘s appeal of his Major League Baseball suspension has been contained to commissioner Bud Selig‘s New York offices. But the few things that are leaking out reveal that good old A-Rod may still have some tricks up his sleeve. Rodriguez’s camp is defending the slugger by saying that, while he did buy supplements from the Biogenesis...

Once Again Arod Distracts us From Baseball

Get ready for Alex Rodriguez to interrupt another postseason with his off-field issues. Arod's fight to defend his name started on Monday. He is in New York for arbitration hearings that will determine if the MLB can enforce the 211-game ban they served him this year. It's frustrating because this story has been a thorn in the Yankees' side all year, and now it...

Alex Rodriguez Began the Appeal Process in MLB Suspension Monday

Monday marked the start of postseason baseball and also marked the start of Alex Rodriguez appeal season too. It's possible that this could carry on for more than a month. This is because it is technically A-Rod's first PED violation offense and the players association filed a grievance to force an appeal. So any suspension wouldn't begin until being decided...

Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Against Major League Baseball

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...

Is A-Rod Paying For Supporters To Stand Outside His Appeal Hearing?

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...

Alex Rodriguez rep denies reports about his planned defense in arbitration

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...

Report: A-Rod tells MLB panel he was tricked into taking illegal drugs

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 claiming he was unaware Biogenesis drugs were banned

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is reportedly claiming he unknowingly took substances that are banned by Major League Baseball. According to the NY Daily News, Rodriguez and his lawyers have been presenting a case at his arbitration hearing that is based on the idea that the 37-year-old believed the drugs he obtained from Anthony […]

Alex Rodriguez reportedly sues MLB, claims ‘witch hunt’ to force him from sport

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-Rod pleading ignorance in PED appeal

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. Understandably,...

A-Rod Appeal Hearing is a Made for TV Movie

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 Arod 'Supporters' Who he hit is 500th HR against. Answer: Yankees

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. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Boomer & Carton Debated a Tense A-Rod Support Organizer Fernando Mateo Today

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...

Yankees: Cashmans press conference proves it is time to spend to contend

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...
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