Found March 13, 2013 on Lady At The Bat:
We learned yesterday that the Miami New Times will not be handing its Biogenesis files over to Major League Baseball after all.  I am guessing this means that MLB won't have enough evidence to prove that Alex Rodriguez and others purchased PEDs. If that is the case, look for A-Rod to finally break the silence he has imposed on us all since this story broke.So what will he say? Nothing of course. He will talk about his surgically-repaired hip and how the rehab is going. He'll probably say more about Mariano Rivera (and perhaps explain what he meant when he said Mo was "arguably" the best closer ever). He will talk about this year's Yankee team and predict how successful they will be this season. He might even comment on Cousin Yuri's lawsuit against him. But about Biogenesis? Nothing.We will never know what, if anything, happened at that clinic. This case, for all practical purposes is closed. Alex has dodged a bullet: a small one if he was innocent all alon...

Alex Rodriguez reportedly being sued by cousin Yuri Sucart for $5 million

As if New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez didn’t already have enough on his plate, he is reportedly facing a $5 million lawsuit from his cousin Yuri Sucart. According to the website, the lawsuit is based on libel, defamation of character, fraud and dues owed. When Rodriguez admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs several years ago, he and Sucart had a...

Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his own cousin for a $5 million

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees is being sued by his own cousin.  This cousin goes by the name of Yuri Sucart, a name that has been associated to [...]

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Mariano Rivera Will Retire After The 2013 Season

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From Panama City To Cooperstown

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Miami New Times rejects MLB request

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Rachel Robinson says she is ‘sad’ to see Mariano Rivera retiring

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My Own Tribute To A Little Bit Of History in 2013

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Miami New Times Rejects MLB Request for Information About Players Said to Receive PEDs From Local Clinic

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Red Sox side with a Yankee, what the heck

Since the announcement that New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will be walking away from baseball at the end of the 2013 season many (analyst, writers, etc) have been speculating where the long-time closer fits within the greatest players of all-time list. I could debate you all day regarding my opinion on where Rivera fits on that list, but it's evident that some Red Sox...

2013 MLB Predictions: Yankees miss October to World Series Champ

Will the Yankees miss the playoff for the second time in 17 seasons? Who are the six favorites to win their respective division? Which four teams will be the Wild Cards? Are the World Series teams both from the West Coast? How do you predict the 2013 MLB Season will finish up? Here are my pre-season predictions for the 2013 MLB season all the way to the World Series Champions. Agree...

Jeter, Pettitte, and Rivera are all back for the New York Yankees

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