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When it comes right down to it, Joe Girardi is still a National League kinda guy. Though he played for the Yankees, and was a key contributor to their 1996 World Series team, the Yanks’ manager believes in old school Major League Baseball justice. As everyone who saw the Yankees and Red Sox game from last night, Girardi was fuming after Ryan Dempter beaned Alex Rodriguez in the 2nd inning. The Red Sox were barking about A-Rod for much of the weekend, including David Ortiz and John Lackey, and it certainly appeared that Dempster threw it intentionally at Rodriguez. Of course, not many are in A-Rod’s corner because of the 211-game suspension in wake of the Biogenesis scandal, and he certainly doesn’t have many backing him during his appeal. But while he in the Yankees lineup, the guys in the dugout, specifically Girardi, are going to bat for him. On Dempster, Girardi said "I wish he had to hit – that's what I wish." #yankees — David Lennon (@DPLennon) August 19, 2013 Girardi’s reaction certainly isn’t surprising. He has to protect everyone in his lineup, and Dempster trying to deliver unsanctioned punishment isn’t a good thing. Otherwise, Ryan Braun, Melky [...]
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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...
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it is now being reported that Alex Rodriguez's attorneys are preparing a medical malpractice lawsuit against New York Yankees team doctor Chris Ahmad.
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Major League Baseball is investigating the hit-by-pitch incident in last night's Red Sox-Yankee game. Specifically, MLB is determining whether Ryan Dempster intentionally hit Alex Rodriguez and, if so, whether the pitcher should be suspended.
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...
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...
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.
Ryan Dempster you lose.
ESPN is reporting that Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster has been suspended five games for throwing at Alex Rodriguez over the weekend.
Ryan Dempster five-game suspension for throwing at A-Rod. #yankees #redsox
— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 20, 2013
Ryan Dempster of course was mad about Rodriguez juicing and still being allowed to play while suspended...
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...
These are some serious allegations.
A-Rod's new lawyer tells NY Times that team told doctor operating on him to make sure he never gets on the field again. Yanks deny charge.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) August 17, 2013
A-Rod lawyer: Yanks prez Randy Levine told doc operating on him: "I don't ever want to see him on the field again." Crazy allegation.
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...
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.
As we know sports are not made out of rainbows and friendly unicorns. There are many moments in sports where we as fans are shaking and scratching our heads. Sometimes it is best to just forget these moments and move on but, what is the fun in that? So that is why we are comparing certain instances in sports history to find out Which Athlete Did it Worse?
Ryan Braun vs. Alex Rodriguez...