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A-Rod expected to start Yankees special advisor job soon

Alex Rodriguez is expected to being working in his role as New York Yankees special advisor sooner rather than later, according to Gary Denbo, the team’s vice president of player development. Rodriguez and Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner hammered out an agreement before the slugger’s release that he would serve in an advisory role in the coming offseason and perhaps beyond...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez to embark upon a motivational speaking career?

Alex Rodriguez appears ready to move on from the world of baseball — to a certain extent — and embark upon a career in motivational speaking. The former slugger recently signed on with Greater Talent Agency, an organization that coordinates appearances by high-profile individuals on the motivational speech circuit. The presumably former ballplayer’s bio on the agency...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Alex Rodriguez tells friends “I’m done” with playing career

Alex Rodriguez’s MLB playing career really could be over. The New York Yankees designated hitter, released by the team last Saturday, told friends “I’m done” with his career, reports Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball. Rodriguez appeared in his last game of 2016 on Friday and called it a season, moving into a special advisor role with the club after his release. Rodriguez...
Via The Comeback
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Alex Rodriguez a ‘long shot’ to play in 2017

Ever since Alex Rodriguez played his last game for the New York Yankees organization last Friday, speculation has run rampant about his future. The debate over whether or not A-Rod has in fact played in his last game has been fueled partly by how he has never used the word “retire” or some variation of it in the days that followed. Rodriguez’s publicist did put the kibosh...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Spokesman says A-Rod not joining Marlins, any other team

Alex Rodriguez has no plans to play professional baseball again — at least in 2016. On Monday, Rodriguez’s spokesman Ron Berkowitz released a statement putting to rest any speculation about A-Rod signing with the Miami Marlins or any other MLB team. "I want to put all this talk to rest about Alex playing for any team this season. It's not happening."--ARod spokesman Ron...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: A-Rod likely headed to Marlins to play first base

Alex Rodriguez’s “retirement” looks like it’s going to be short-lived. The now former New York Yankees designated hitter never said his career was over, even as he and the Yankees announced the awkward end to their relationship last week. Rodriguez on Friday played the final game of his Yankees career, but his career isn’t over yet, according to ESPN’s Jim Bowden. ...
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins to consider adding A-Rod after Stanton injury?

With Giancarlo Stanton out for the season, the Miami Marlins are looking for another bat, and Alex Rodriguez is under consideration. Marlins president Michael Hill told reporters on Sunday that Rodriguez is an available player and would be considered as an addition. Hill says #marlins will give A Rod consideration. "He's an available player. " — Craig Davis (@CraigDavisRuns...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

The tragedy of A-Rod

I often wonder if Alex Rodriguez still thinks about the ninth inning of Game 4 in the 2004 American League Championship Series. The Yankees had a 4-3 lead when that inning began, a lead A-Rod helped build when his two-run home run broke a scoreless tie six innings earlier. The team was on the precipice of a second-straight pennant and an emphatic sweep of the rival Red Sox. It was...
Via BP Bronx
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins have discussed signing A-Rod, deal is ‘long shot’

Alex Rodriguez is being pushed out the door by the Yankees, but that doesn’t mean he will outright refuse to play again if he gets the opportunity. To that point, the Miami Marlins have had internal discussions about signing Rodriguez after he is released, according to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball. Heyman described the chances of a move, however, as a “long shot.” ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: A-Rod viciously booed by Red Sox fans at Fenway

The Boston Red Sox faithful at Fenway Park pleaded for an appearance by their “favorite” New York Yankees villain during Tuesday night’s game, chanting, “We want A-Rod!” Well, BoSox backers in attendance got their wish during Wednesday night’s game when Alex Rodriguez made a pinch-hit appearance in the seventh inning. And to no surprise, the motivation for Boston...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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