Throwback Thursday - Yankees Nearly Traded Robinson Cano for Alex Rodriguez

Back in 2003, Alex Rodriguez was nearly traded to the Boston Red Sox for another right handed slugger, Manny Ramirez. At this time in baseball, A-Rod and Manny were the only two players making $20 million a year. Negotiations between the two teams went south, when the MLBPA got involved and declined a proposal by the Red Sox to cut roughly $30 million off of A-Rod's $252M contract...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
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A-Rod Sells Luxurious Miami Beach Condo, Nets $500K In Profits (Photos)

Looks like Alex Rodriguez is finding other ways to earn money during his suspension. The New York Yankees star sold his condominium in Miami Beach for $2.575 million earlier this week, according to the Wall Street Journal. A-Rod purchased the fancy digs about a year earlier for $2.1 million, which means that the suspended third baseman will earn about $500,000 in profits on the deal...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Money and talent

As of Tuesday, March 25, the New York Yankees no longer hold the title of having the highest payroll in the MLB. Who would have thought the Los Angeles Dodgers would bump them off their high horse with a payroll for $235 million for 2014. Forbes has still named the Yankees the most valuable team, for the 17th straight year, at a net worth of $2.5 billion… and that’s up 9% from...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez’s Nephew Joe Dunard Hits 8 Home Runs on Straight 8 Swings

You could say Gulliver Prep and North Carolina State baseball commit, Joe Dunard, the nephew of Alex Rodriguez, was feeling it at the plate during Horizon National Tournament in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dunard went a whopping 10-for-12 from the plate, with nine total home-runs (eight of which came on his last eight swings).  Via the Miami Herald: Dunand’s offensive explosion was...
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez’s Nephew Hits 8 HRs in 8 At-Bats

No this isn’t 1993 and no that isn’t a picture of a young Alex Rodriguez. This is Joe Dunand and he’s Alex Rodriguez’s nephew. Recently Dunand did something that even Alex has never done and that’s homer in 8 straight at-bats on 8 straight pitches. The Miami Herald was the first to report the amazing statistics: At this weekend’s Horizon National Tournament in Scottsdale...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod wary of video disposition because of Justin Bieber?

Alex Rodriguez' lawyer, Alan Ripka, is afraid of having his client videotaped for his malpractice lawsuit. “[Justin Bieber’s] deposition was disseminated, and he is being called arrogant,” Ripak said. “Here is a perfect case of every iPhone getting a copy of [a] deposition. What more evidence do I need than that?”Sounds legit.“Why don’t we agree that counsel for...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod accused of being delinquent on $3M in legal fees

The New York Daily News is alleging in a lengthy and detailed investigative report that a source informed the paper that Alex Rodriguez is delinquent on as much as $3 million in legal fees related to his bitter battle with Major League Baseball over his suspension as a result of his alleged conduct during the […] The post Alex Rodriguez accused of being delinquent on as much as...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea Handler claims she called A-Rod a ‘f—ing a–hole’ to his face

There are a lot of people in the world who despise New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, and Chelsea Handler is one of them. The popular talk show host finds A-Rod to be disgusting. She spoke about her disdain for him during an appearance on Wednesday’s “Howard Stern Show.” Handler said that A-Rod recently approached […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees: You must read this letter to Alex Rodriguez

While I was casually surfing the web yesterday, looking for new additions for my Nike Dunk Sky Hi collection, I randomly Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees talks with former Yankee great Reggie jackson (Photo credit: Wikipedia) came across something on the Classic Kicks website. It was the reaction of a New York Yankees fan named Bernie LeRoy about what has gone on with Alex...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
January 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Drake does A-Rod impression on 'SNL'

Most people know Drake as the rapper, but he was a pretty good child actor back in the day and those acting skills were on full display during his appearances on Saturday Night Live. Check out his portrayal of A-Rod courtesy of Deadspin.
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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