Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Reggie Jackson’s mouth has reportedly gotten him into trouble, at least with the Yankees organization. Jackson was always known as one of the more outspoken players during his MLB career, and he recently decided to revisit his old ways with some very intriguing and controversial thoughts about steroid use in baseball. Included in the discussion was Alex Rodriguez, whom Jackson said he considers a “very good friend” but questioned his accomplishments because of his involvement with performance-enhancing drugs. This has not gone over well with the Yankees. According to Buster Olney of ESPN the Magazine, the Yankees have asked Jackson — who works as a special adviser for the team — to stay away from team events indefinitely. He was not with the team for a four-game series in Boston over the weekend, and one source reportedly described the situation to ESPNNewYork.com as a “cooling off period, but not the death penalty.” Jackson, who apologized to Rodriguez and the team on Friday, is ...
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