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For the first time since the Biogenesis scandal, Alex Rodriguez is in Boston and will suit up for the Yankees on Friday night at Fenway Park as they open up a three-game set with the Red Sox. That doesn’t sit well with a couple of Red Sox players.
Rodriguez has been cleared to play for the remainder of the season while he appeals the 211-game suspension that was handed down to him as part of Major League Baseball’s takedown of players involved in the Biogenesis scandal. As a result, Rodriguez can very much affect the standings of the AL East as the playoff race is heating up. Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes is one person in the Boston clubhouse who isn’t too thrilled with that.
“I don’t think so, to tell you the truth,” Gomes said Thursday when asked if he thinks it’s fair that A-Rod gets to play, according to the Boston Herald. “I can imagine being the pitcher, just knowing this guy is on or has done steroids. That’s not an equal battle right there. Good thing I don’t pitch. It does...
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Alex Rodriguez's new lawyer, top New York criminal defense attorney Joe Tacopina, says the team misled A-Rod about his injuries.
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Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been cut from "Henry & Me," an animated family film where the slugger has a voice role and hits a home run for a cancer patient.
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Members of Alex Rodriguez's inner circle reportedly leaked names of players implicated in the Biogenesis scandal, including Ryan Braun, to the media.
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With the Yankees in town, Red Sox pitcher John Lackey let it be known under no uncertain terms that he has an issue with A-Rod playing during his appeal.
Alex Rodriguez says he's cutting off all non-baseball talk after a wild weekend of accusations and retaliations on and off the field.
Rodriguez is not in the New York Yankees' lineup Wednesday night, a day after playing both games of a doubleheader.
The three-time MVP says he wants to put the focus solely on baseball while the Yankees make a push for a spot in the playoffs...
A little heightened Red Sox Yankees tension.
John Lackey isn’t really one to hold back, so it comes as no surprise that he would voice his opinion on the A-rod playing while appealing suspension situation.
I’ve got a problem with it. You bet I do,” Lackey said on Thursday. “How is he still playing? He obviously did something and he’s playing. I’m not sure that’s...
The Boston Red Sox are beginning a three-game series against the New York Yankees on Friday night at Fenway Park. John Lackey is scheduled to pitch for Boston on Saturday, but he is not looking forward to facing Alex Rodriguez. It’s not that he fears the Yankees slugger — he just doesn’t think he deserves […]
On Friday, Alex Rodriguez strongly denied a report that he implicated fellow players, including New York Yankees teammate Francisco Cervelli, as a PED user to a website back in January.Rodriguez also implied the story was just the latest in a series of leaks designed to further tarnish his image as he moves forward with his appeal of the 211-game suspension, which was handed down...
Alex Rodriguez seems to be all over the news and people can’t get enough of him. Sports is entertainment and there’s no figure in sports now who is more entertaining than Alex Rodriguez. Like him or not, he is moving the needle. And the guys sitting in the pinstripe suits in high rise buildings that sell advertising are liking Alex Rodriguez. That fact is underscored by the...
It’s always a spectacle when the Red Sox take on the Yankees. But one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports will have an added bit of intrigue when New York travels to Boston this weekend.
Alex Rodriguez will play at Fenway Park for the first time since he was suspended 211 games by Major League Baseball for his involvement in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal...
Things are turning bleak for the Boston Red Sox, who lost their third straight game and sixth of their last eight. A four-game lead in the AL East has dwindled to just one over the Tampa Bay Rays and after a 10-3 thumping by the rival New York Yankees, those in Red Sox Nation are beginning to fear the worse.
The Sox (72-52) can certainly turn it...
Alex Rodriguez's legal team plans to contest Major League
Baseball's allegation that the New York Yankees third baseman is a
repeat offender of the league's drug policy, ESPN reports.
Is there a GIF that captures Alex Rodriguez more perfectly than this one? That’s A-Rod’s face superimposed onto the body of Vince McMahon, doing the WWE boss’ power walk into the ring. Though he has always wanted to be liked and have that good guy persona, Rodriguez is disliked by most sports fans and makes […]
Alex Rodgriguez and Bud Selig aren’t the most trustworthy individuals, so who knows who is telling the truth, but it is in MLB’s best interest to make A-Rod look as bad as possible.
Someone is lying and honestly I don’t know who.
Alex Rodriguez on Friday strongly denied a report that he implicated fellow players, including New York Yankees teammate Francisco Cervelli, as...
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A cool look into baseball history, including a rookie Alex Rodriguez and a 20 year old David Ortiz.
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