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A-Rod gets 3,000th hit ball from Zack Hample, charity gets $150K donation

Friday (July 3) was a day for Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees to resolve off-field issues, apparently. Earlier in the day, A-Rod and the team settled their dispute over his $6 million bonus for hitting his 600th home run, agreeing to donate $3.5 million to charity. Later on, Rodriguez and the Yankees also reached an agreement with Zack Hample for the return of the baseball that was...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charity wins: A-Rod, Yankees settle dispute over $6 million milestone bonus

The dispute between Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees over the $6 million bonus for tying Willie Mays on MLB’s all-time home run list has been settled. Following Rodriguez’s PED scandal, the Yankees felt they weren’t obligated to pay the bonus. There was no longer any achievement or milestone to celebrate and promote since A-Rod’s achievements are now disgraced. However...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees to donate $150,000 to charity in exchange for A-Rod's 3000th hit ball

Alex Rodriguez will finally be reunited with the milestone 3000th hit ball which has been held hostage by a notorious baseball collector who finally came to terms with the New York Yankees for its release. The Yankees announced they will hold a press conference before Friday night's game against the Rays at Yankee Stadium which will feature ballhawk Zack Hample handing over the...
Via The Other Paper
3 days 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
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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
3 days 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days 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
6 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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