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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...
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Alex Rodriguez Hilariously Celebrates Yankees Clinching Playoff Berth (Photos)

Alex Rodriguez is no spring chicken, and it’s certainly not the first time he’s made the playoffs. But the New York Yankees veteran looked every bit like a rookie during his team’s celebration Thursday night. The Yankees topped the Boston Red Sox 4-1 in the Bronx to clinch an American League Wild Card spot and a berth in Major League Baseball’s postseason. As another AL...
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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
2 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
4 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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Alex Rodriguez been worth his salary in 2015?

Alex Rodriguez’s contract is the first that pops to mind when you think of giant, regrettable albatrosses clogging MLB checkbooks. The third baseman-turned designated hitter entered this season owed a whopping $61 million over three years despite no guarantee of even making the Yankees’ roster. So when Rodriguez got off to a nice start in 2015, the general feeling among Yankee...
Via BP Bronx
September 04, 2015  |  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

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

Guy with A-Rod's 3,000th hit ball makes demands to Yankees

The “professional ballhawk” who got his mitts on the ball Alex Rodriguez hit out of the ballpark for his 3,000th hit last Friday at Yankee Stadium made it known on Tuesday exactly what he expects from the New York Yankees if he is to return the coveted piece of historical baseball memorabilia to its arguably...Read More The post Guy who snagged A-Rod’s 3,000th hit ball makes...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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