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A-Rod, Yankees settle dispute over home run milestone bonus

The 4th of July holiday may be just around the corner, but Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees appear hellbent on tying up a lot of loose ends related to the team’s designated hitter before the holiday weekend, as the team issued a press release indicating the parties have settled a dispute over a...Read More The post Alex Rodriguez, Yankees settle dispute over home run milestone...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zack Hample to Return Ball to Alex Rodriguez

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. Much like when President Gerald Ford uttered the line more than forty years ago, I’m proud to say that we, as a nation on the verge of celebrating our country’s independence, can rest easy tonight…the ball marking Alex Rodriguez’s 3000th hit will be returned. .@zack_hample, fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th...
Via Hall of Very Good
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees get A-Rod's 3,000th hit ball for $150,000 donation

The long and sordid saga revolving around the ultimate fate of the ball Alex Rodriguez deposited into the outfield seats at Yankee Stadium for his 3,000th hit has finally reached a resolution. Zack Hample, a “professional ballhawk” who was uncooperative at best after procuring the baseball after A-Rod’s solo shot in the first inning on...Read More The post Yankees get A-Rod’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod on desire to make All-Star Game: ‘I’d walk to Cincinnati’

Alex Rodriguez is playing a much better brand of baseball than even his most ardent and loyal supporters could have possibly envisioned. But has his impressive performance thus far this season perhaps merit an invite to the 2015 All-Star Game in Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park on July 14? Regardless of the correct answer, A-Rod...Read More The post Alex Rodriguez on desire...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod, Yankees, union in talks to donate HR bonus to charity

As Alex Rodriguez neared the milestone of 660 career homers earlier this season, the otherwise significant accomplishment — the New York Yankees slugger’s tainted history notwithstanding — was marred with the news that A-Rod and the team were at odds over the disbursement of a $6 million marketing bonus he was due for it. The...Read More The post A-Rod, Yankees, union in negotiations...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The real crime in the AL All-Star voting is that Alex Rodriguez is behind Victor Martinez

The most amazing thing about the updated all-star leaders is not that the Kansas City Royals lost two more starters. How is it that Alex Rodriguez is behind Victor Martinez for to be the designated-hitter in the game? Rodriguez has the better stats and has been playing all season unlike Martinez. Rodriguez is hitting .284 with 15 home runs and 44 RBI. Martinez is hitting .243 with...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JABO: Has Alex Rodriguez Been Worth the Money?

Alex Rodriguez has had an interesting few years. Ok, so that’s a big understatement. Besides the controversies, the 3,000 hits, and the various arguments with management and professional baseball catchers, we’re now witnessing something most people didn’t expect: a 39-year-old A-Rod putting together an incredible offensive year. As he heads toward the final two years of […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Forgiving baseball's new anti-hero, Alex Rodriguez

The plan failed. The original script for the return of Alex Rodriguez was supposed to be something akin to Cersei Lannister’s stroll through town on the “Game Of Thrones” finale...... The post ‘FORG1V3′-ing Baseball’s New Anti-Hero, Alex Rodriguez appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Foul ball guy Zack Hample caught A-Rod’s 3,000th hit

Zack Hample, known as “foul ball guy” and infamous for being a ballhawk who has snagged over 8,000 balls at ballparks during his life, impressively caught the home run ball accounting for Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th career hit. A-Rod homered to right field off Justin Verlander in the first inning of Friday’s Yankees-Tigers game for his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez cranks home run for career hit No. 3,000

Do we now have to call Alex Rodriguez “A-Rod 3000″? Actually, let’s not do that. But A-Rod did indeed get his 3,000th hit Friday night at Yankee Stadium, and he did it in memorable fashion, hitting a home run into the right field bleachers off the Tigers’ Justin Verlander. Rodriguez becomes the 29th player in MLB history to get 3,000 hits in his career. He ties Roberto...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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