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Major League Baseball might have to wait for their punishment to be put in action, but the fallout from the Alex Rodriguez’s 211-game ban for his alleged invovlement with PED acquisition and use in wake of the Biogenesis scandal has already begun in one small Wisconsin town. Alex Rodriguez Field in Appleton, WI is no more. The youth baseball field has been known by that name since 2003, and the Fox Cities Sports Authority is doing everything in it’s power to erase it from memory. From the Appleton Post-Crescent: “The Sports Authority will pay to remove the plaques referencing Rodriguez from public display,” said Stan Baehman, director emeritus. “The naming rights will revert to USA Sports, the operator of the field.” Way to stick it to A-Rod! According to the president USA Youth, A-Rod’s name has already been removed. “It won’t be called Alex Rodriguez Field, effective immediately,” TenHaken said. “It is what it is. I really don’t know if it’s disappointing. Just have to accept what’s happened and move forward.” Why was a field in Wisconsin ever named after the former MVP? Because A-Rod had a brief stay in Appleton while he was coming up through the minors for [...]
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The Alex Rodriguez show has only just begun.
English: A-Rod batting in 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
And here is what happened on A-Rod’s first official day back in the pinstripes:
- MLB finally handed out the infamous Biogenesis suspensions yesterday, and A-Rod got the heftiest at 211-games. The other 12 players busted will sit out 50-games, which is standard...
Yankees manager Joe Girardi criticized fans who cheered when Alex Rodriguez got hit by a pitch on Tuesday, saying, "There is something wrong with that."
It is certainly no secret that Yankees radio broadcaster Suzyn Waldman sees things through a Yankees-colored light to the point that she probably wears pinstriped pajamas. But she found a new way to prove that sometimes, at least, she just doesn’t see all of reality.
Waldman and longtime radio partner John Sterling were on hand Monday night in Chicago where Yankees third baseman...
Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch during a loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, and the fans in attendance seized the moment. As expected, White Sox fans booed A-Rod mercilessly when he appeared in his first MLB game this season on [...]
Alex Rodriguez will reportedly appeal any suspension levied by MLB in connection to Biogensis and PEDs. This meme shows what his defense will be.
Alex Rodriguez has the MLBPA in his corner, but it's likely over how long his suspension is, not if he's deserving of one
On Thursday, MLB’s suspension of Alex Rodriguez kicks in, and from there, the collectively bargained process around his rights to a grievance will officially kick in. An army of writers have spilled gallons of ink on the subject with the particulars...
The Major League Baseball Players Association has formally appealed Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension.
The New York Yankees slugger was suspended through the 2014 season on Monday when the league penalized 13 players following an investigation into Biogenesis of America, a shuttled Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs.
WFAN cut to every Alex Rodriguez at bat last night. Besides the overkill, you had the demented one, Suzyn Waldman, hearing and seeing things. Sure, cheers for Arod but -- wow, Friday's going to be like Kim Jong-un has returned home.
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LOS ANGELES I'm really concerned about Alex Rodriguez.
I'm not worried that he'll never play another game he probably doesn't have many of those left in his 38-year old body anyway. And I'm not worried about him being elected to the Hall of Fame, because as long as suspicion and not fact can keep you out, it's not a real HOF anyway. No, I'm actually...
A total of 12 players, not named Alex Rodriguez, have been suspended in consequence for their involvement with the shady South Florida drug clinic known as Biogenesis. All 12 have accepted their suspensions with none having plans to appeal.
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It should also be noted that Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera, San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani...
One by one the names were read, but only one brought an immediate response from me: Jordany Valdespin of the New York Mets.
The reaction was two-fold. First laughter, because aren’t these supposed to be “performance enhancing drugs?’’ The second was this probably explains a lot about his behavior, which seemingly has been a permanent case of “Roid Rage.’’
When news broke thatMajor League Baseball had suspended Alex Rodriguez through 2014, opinions ranged far and wide on the punishment for the slugger and whether or not it was fair. While Rodriguez has vowed to fight the suspension, one person had an interesting theory on why A-Rod has had so many troubles lately.
Former Florida Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen chimed in with his thoughts...
It was a dark day for baseball.
No, it was a great day for baseball.
How about we just agree it was an important day in baseball history?
Monday was D-Day for Major League Baseball's Biogenesis investigation, as 12 players accepted 50-game suspensions for violating MLB's drug policy and Yankees star Alex Rodriguez defiantly appealed a suspension through the 2014 season...
The Yankees square off against the White Sox in the second game of a three-game series tonight from Chicago. Alex Rodriguez is back in the lineup, this time as the designated hitter in the three-hole. Tonight also features a great pitching match-up with Hiroki Kuroda going against hard throwing lefty Chris Sale. Check out our game preview here.
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Today on The Slant, host Brad Stein discusses the legacy of Alex Rodriguez, the impact that additional replay will have on MLB, Tiger Woods, and other hot topics.
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