Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Go ahead and say that you won’t be paying attention to the Yankees and the White Sox game tonight, show how much of a rebel you are. Major League Baseball is about to have one of their highest rated games of the year tonight, thanks in part to what is reportedly scheduled to happen later today with Alex Rodriguez. Just in case you have been living under a rock, A-Rod, along with other ball players, including Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta, will be suspended by MLB for a violating the league’s substance abuse policy in wake of the Biogenesis scandal. A-Rod is reportedly facing a 214-game suspension, which would cover the rest of this season and all of next year. However, A-Rod and his representatives will immediately file an appeal and which will allow him to play tonight and probably into mid-September. Don’t be fooled, MLB wouldn’t have it any other way. Just a week ago, there was this foolish talk about Bud Selig evoking the “best interests of baseball” clause that is in the collective bargaining agreement, in order to ban A-Rod for life. The biggest reason it was being considered is because A-Rod would be unable to appeal [...]
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