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Alex Rodriguez ripped in lifelong Yankees fan’s obituary

Alex Rodriguez became the latest prominent athlete or team to be on the receiving end of some serious shade in a deceased fan’s obituary. Actually, to call Helen Fowler, 85, a fan of A-Rod wouldn’t be accurate in any respect, as evidenced by how the slugger was singled out in her obituary published in The Star-Ledger. “Mrs. Fowler was a former member of the Cranford First...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lifelong Yankees fan disses Alex Rodriguez in obituary

Plenty of New York Yankees fans have warmed back up to Alex Rodriguez after he finished the regular season with 33 home runs and 86 RBIs, but one fan took her resentment for the slugger to her grave. New York native Helen Fowler died on Sept. 29 at 85 years old and was a lifelong Yankees fan, according to her obituary in The Star-Ledger. However, she (or her family) included a...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez has silenced the critics

In the June 1993 Major League Baseball Draft, the Seattle Mariners had the #1 pick and took a skinny high school shortstop out of the Miami area. Alex Rodriguez was widely considered the consensus top pick and it was no surprise at all. Rodriguez was a five tool talent and had a great work ethic. The Mariners were a team on the rise, and this first overall selection would help guide...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi concerned about A-Rod being fatigued

Alex Rodriguez is starting to come to life after a dreadful August, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi is still concerned about him. In fact, Girardi is worried that the 40-year-old DH might be fatigued. “There are some concerns there of fatigue, of course,” manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday via “But we need him now.”...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod says Yankees ‘just need to relax and play our game’

Alex Rodriguez acknowledged that he “stunk” in Tuesday’s 10-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox, but insists that he and the entire New York Yankees team “just need to relax and play our game.” “I like our team a lot, I like where we’re at,” the slugger said, via The Yankees have dropped two straight and five of its last 10 games, certainly not the way the team...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez radio appearance spurs Michael Kay to pay cohost’s mortgage

Yankees play by play commentator and ESPN New York radio host Michael Kay has been tough on Alex Rodriguez. Kay didn’t think there was any chance Rodriguez would ever appear on his show (especially after the surreal A-Rod/Mike Francesa interview from two years ago), and made a bet with his cohost Don La Greca. If Rodriguez appeared on the show as a guest, Kay would pay a month...
Via Awful Announcing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Tourists in Boston ask A-Rod to take photo — of them

Love him or hate him, you probably know who Alex Rodriguez is. Unless you’re these people. Everyone is a tourist @Harvard #harvarduniversity. — Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) September 1, 2015   While the Yankees were in Boston for a three-game set against the Red Sox at Fenway Park this week, A-Rod apparently decided to visit Harvard University...
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A-Rod snaps photo for couple while out in Boston area

As a member of the Evil Empire, New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez is a marked man in Boston to say the least. But he apparently isn’t so sour on the town and its Red Sox-loving residents that he wouldn’t do a favor for a nice couple while spending some time taking in the sights at Harvard. With the Yankees in town for a three-game series at Fenway Park, Rodriguez took...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A-Rod's 25th career grand slam earns him new nickname

The season that Alex Rodriguez is piecing together is nothing short of magical. Sure, there have been seasons with more astronomically high numbers than the 25 home runs and 67 RBIs that A-Rod has tallied through 118 games. But it’s Rodriguez’s recent struggles that make this season eye-popping. Rodriguez missed all of last season with suspension handed down by Major League...
Via Gamedayr
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees relent, will celebrate A-Rod's 3,000th hit

The New York Yankees have announced the team will honor Alex Rodriguez accomplishing the remarkable feat of amassing 3,000 career hits earlier this season during a pre-game ceremony at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 13. The Yankees earlier this season appeared reluctant to say the least over acknowledging, much less celebrating, any milestones  A-Rod achieved this season. The team and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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