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Time heals all: Yankees holding Alex Rodriguez Bat Day in 2016

From a one-year suspension for PED use to having your own Bat Day is quite a turnaround.The Alex Rodriguez image rehabilitation hit another high note on Thursday when the Yankees released their 2016 promotional schedule.On Saturday, May 14, all fans 14 and under will get a free Alex Rodriguez replica bat.It's hard to image this ever would've been possible while the team openly fought...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Greg Bird likely out for the season

A question that the New York Yankees needed to answer entering spring training was: where would first baseman Greg Bird fit into their 2016 plans? With Mark Teixeira recuperating and Alex Rodriguez firmly entrenched as the team’s everyday DH, Bird would’ve likely been a part-time player for the Yanks who could fill in for either of those players if they got injured. Now, however...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez 'just can't' play defense anymore, report says

Sounds like Rodriguez won't get a look to play first base in Greg Bird's absence Maybe Alex Rodriguez will never pick up a glove in a Major League Baseball game again. If you listen to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, it sounds possible, if not likely. The Yankees aren't only going to skip giving A-Rod a try at first base in the wake...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Actor Michael Imperioli ('The Sopranos') talks Yankees, Alex Rodriguez (VIDEO)

Imperioli hopes A-Rod breaks the all-time HR record Actor Michael Imperioli, perhaps better known as Christopher Moltisanti on HBO's "The Sopranos," grew up 15 minutes from Yankee Stadium, in Mount Vernon, New York, and said Wednesday that he's been a Yankees fan since birth. "The first game I went to I was three years old and it was Mickey...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Alex Rodriguez Surpass Babe Ruth on the All-Time Home Run List in 2016?

 Love him or hate him, Alex Rodriguez has always had the propensity to hit home runs and lots of them. The often maligned Rodriguez is closing in on an historic accomplishment, one that he could even conquer in 2016. The slugger needs 27 round trippers to tie Babe Ruth for 3rd on the All-Time Home Run list with 714. A-Rod rejuvenated his career and his social standing with the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez: Prospect of hitting more home runs than Babe Ruth ‘overwhelming’

Alex Rodriguez is 27 home runs away from tying Babe Ruth’s all-time mark, and he admitted that he finds the prospect of it rather incredible. Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke with A-Rod, who called the possibility of tying the Babe “overwhelming.” “When you start playing baseball at 9 years old, you never think about tying anybody, let alone a guy like Babe Ruth...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alex Rodriguez Sitting Courtside At Tonight’s Miami-Duke Game

The No. 15 Miami Hurricanes are hosting No. 24 Duke right now on ESPN’s Big Monday and one of the U’s most famous fans is in attendance. New York Yankees designated hitter and Miami native Alex Rodriguez is sitting courtside tonight, and he’s dressed to impress in a gray suit.  A-Rod enjoying a little college basketball. — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez and the story of the Yankees in the 21st century

The myth of Sisyphus tells the story of a Greek king damned to an eternity of pushing a boulder up a hill as punishment for a life of arrogance and greed. Until the end of all things, and beyond, Sisyphus will still lie below in Tartarus, rolling his boulder up his hill until it falls back down, and he begins his struggle once again. Alex Rodriguez is the active leader in games...
Via BP Bronx
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez: 7 things to watch for in 2016

Can A-Rod continue lighting up the scoreboard in the Bronx? Nobody expected Alex Rodriguez to do all he did in 2015. The aging slugger virtually carried the Yankees' lineup well past the All-Star break while becoming a respected veteran voice in the clubhouse a year after his second performance-enhancing drug fiasco. What will A-Rod do for an...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman unsure what to expect out of Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman admitted it’s difficult for him to gauge exactly what the team should expect out of Alex Rodriguez in the 2016 MLB season. With Rodriguez hitting the age of 40 last August and obviously the best years of his career well-behind him, Cashman acknowledged the Yankees need to take a wait-and-see approach when projecting just how productive...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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