Found July 27, 2013 on
The Victory Formation:
There is no doubt that Brian Cashman has had his fill with Alex Rodriguez. The New York Yankes GM never wanted to sign him the enormous deal, and would love to see the Yanks move on completely from him. Unfortunately, that is not likely to happen, barring a lifetime ban from baseball due to A-Rod’s involvement in the Biogenesis scandal. Until that happens, which it may never come, he has to put up with the annoyance that Alex has become and his antics. It was just about a month ago that Cashman cussed out A-Rod publicly, and now he is challengeing him publicly as well. Cashman and the Yanks are not appreciative of what A-Rod has done this past week. After complaining to team officials that he had tightness in his quad, the Yankees sat A-Rod and then had him get an MRI. Those MRI results showed a grade 1 strain. It wasn’t something major, but with Alex coming off of major offseason surgery, it was enough for them to shut him down for a week or two. But A-Rod wants to play, consulted with a doctor that was reprimanded by the New Jersey Attorney General, and essentially accused the [...]
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According to a report by Brian Kotloff of Sports Illustrated via Joel Sherman of the New York Post, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, was told to go ahead with the trade for Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano, although he was against it.
Cashman would not directly confirm what he advised Hal Steinbrenner, but told The Post: “I would say we are in a desperate...
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An anonymous teammate of Alex Rodriguez says Yankees players are prepared to trash the third baseman if it is discovered he used PEDs and lied about it.
Immediately after Meredith Marakovits reported today that Brian Cashman had said on a conference call earlier that Dr. Dan Murphy confirmed Alex Rodriguez' quad is improving and that A-Rod "was in agreement" moving forward with an August 1 goal for a simulated game...Arod confirmed Michael Kay's suspicions of blind support and opinion buying. Alex appeared, again...
Before we get started on parsing the mysteries of Alex Rodriguez, know that this is the source of inspiration for the post. Thanks, Yahoo! Expert, Tim Brown. Now, into the depths of sports lunacy. Much beloved centaur and former best baseball player in the world, Alex Rodriguez has been a source of comedy and controversy for a long time. The Biogenesis scandal has just been another...
TAMPA, Fla. — A doctor retained by Alex Rodriguez for a second opinion — one that contradicted the New York Yankees’ diagnosis of his leg injury Wednesday — was reprimanded this year by New Jersey’s board of medical examiners over steroid prescriptions.
Rodriguez is one of more than a dozen players under investigation by Major League Baseball for alleged ties to a Florida...
Ben and Sam discuss whether an owner overruling a GM can ever be a good thing, then revisit the Tigers` decision to extend Justin Verlander well before he was a free agent.
Alex Rodriguez didn't stop to talk with reporters after his rehabilitation session at the team's minor league complex, two days before Major League Baseball is likely to suspend the New York Yankees third baseman for his connection to a clinic accused of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs.
Coming back from January hip surgery and strained quadriceps he hurt...
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Perhaps the only thing that both the PED haters and the fans of the individual players, affected teams or just those who want the world to move on from all of this can agree on is this... the waiting for MLB's inevitable strike against the Biogensis suspects is, well, ridiculous and off-putting. Some teams, like the Tigers with Jhonny Peralta, the A's with...
Alex Rodriguez is one of the most scorned athletes in the media today. There is a palpable amount of hatred towards A-Rod from the media, fans, and hell, even Yankees executives. And yet, the reasons for all of the disdain towards Rodriguez are petty at best. Yet, that doesn't stop media members from taking snipes at Rodriguez whenever his name pops up, despite the fact that...
Alex Rodriguez obviously wanted his personal doctor, Dr. Michael Gross, to appear on WFAN Wednesday and claim he is fully healthy and does not have a Grade 1 quad strain, contrary to the New York Yankees’ diagnosis. Now that he has attempted to make a point, Rodriguez wants to move forward. On Thursday, A-Rod released [...]
It looks like Major League Baseball is ready to drop the hammer on the rest of the players involved in the Biogenesis scandal sometime this week, according to a report by The New York Post.
MLB is also set to announce a lengthy suspension for Alex Rodriguez, according to The Post.
“It always has been MLB’s plan to announce the suspensions at one time for the 15-plus players believed...
It was December 2003, and the Red Sox had just lost the ALCS to the hated Yankees a couple months prior, but everything seemed to be going the Red Sox way. They had just traded for the best Shortstop in all of baseball, and once he worked out a restructured deal, he would come to Boston and a number 3 jersey with the name Rodriguez would be handed to him at a press conference.
The whole thing has become a circus now.
The only thing I am curious about is if A-Rod gets to keep his money now.
A person familiar with the Yankees' deliberations says the team
intends to discipline Alex Rodriguez for seeking a second medical
opinion on his injured leg without New York's permission.