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Should the Yankees Pay A-Rod the Home Run Bonus?

By Michael Weber. Last Friday evening at Fenway Park Alex Rodriguez hit his 660th career home run.  The pinch hit solo shot over the green monster in the top of the 8th inning put the New York Yankees ahead 3-2, where the score remained final.  Of much greater significance is that this home run put A-Rod tied with Willie Mays for fifth on the all-time list.  In most circumstances...
Via Beyond The Spread
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2015 Milestone Watch: Hitting

In the age of sabermetrics and advanced statistics, traditional milestones like 3000 hits are less lauded than ever before. Fans are skeptical of every 500 home run hitter in the post-steroid era. However, baseball has always been a game of milestones. Many Hall of Fame voters decide their ballots on career numbers, making longevity a priority over seasonal dominance. Keep an eye...
Via Baseball Essential
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I See You Awards – Week ending May 3

I SEE YOU … Double A Biloxi Shuckers (Milwaukee Brewers). The team that rushed to get out of Huntsville so fast after the 2014 season, that their new stadium in Biloxi still isn’t finished yet, and finds them being on the road for the most part of this season … Well, they had to make nice with Huntsville and return to their previous home at The Joe this past week for some...
Via Baseball Essential
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MLB Week 4 recap: The empty stadium game

Sports can be an escape from the rest of the world, but more often that we might realize, they are just a reflection of it. This past week showed us a bit of that, particularly with the Wednesday afternoon game between the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles. The stands were empty because the game had been closed to the public after cancelled games on Monday and Tuesday due...
Via Sports-Glory
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Ken Rosenthal's script for how Yankees, Alex Rodriguez can settle on bonus in winning way

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The Yankees State Their Intentions on A-Rod and No. 660

In news that will shock no one, the New York Yankees have publicly stated their intentions to withhold the $6 million marketing bonus to Alex Rodriguez for his 660th career home run. “We have the right but not the obligation to do something, and that’s it,” said Yankees general manager Brian Cashman before Saturday’s Yankees-Red Sox game at Fenway Park. “We’re going to...
Via Baseball Essential
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The Wind Up: Houston, We (Don’t) Have a Problem

​ One month is in the books, folks! Have you enjoyed it? Have you laughed or cried? Regardless of your reactions, take solace in the fact that many months of this wonderful sport remain. Here’s what’s going on. We Have Lift Off? Allow me a chance at redemption from that easy header with this apt follow-up: Guys and gals, the Houston Astros have won nine games in...
Via The Sports Post
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After 10 years as a Yankee, did A-Rod Friday night finally win over the fans?

Recently, somebody asked Alex Rodriguez what's it like to hear boos whenever he steps out of a dugout. He said it's nothing new: He's been booed his entire career. He was booed for leaving Seattle. He was booed for costing Texas too much. He was booed for being a Yankee. He was booed for slumping in the playoffs. He was booed for not being Derek Jeter. He was booed for...
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Yankees say they don't plan to pay home run bonus to A-Rod

BOSTON (AP) New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says the team doesn't plan to pay a $6 million bonus to Alex Rodriguez for his 660th home run. Cashman spoke Saturday before the Yankees played at Boston. On Friday night, Rodriguez hit No. 660, tying Willie Mays for fourth on the career list. ''We have the right, but not the obligation to do something, and that's it,''...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite homer No. 660, Yanks say they're not obligated to pay A-Rod bonus

Alex Rodriguez might still be basking in the moment of hitting his 660th career home run to tie all-time great Willie Mays, but the New York Yankees are holding firm: They do not feel obligated to pay A-Rod the $6 million milestone bonus. "We have the right but not the obligation to do something, and that's it," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told ESPN before Saturday's Yankees...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez’s 660th Home Run Ball Held Captive By Boston Red Sox Fan

This embed is invalid" /> Alex Rodriguez might find himself in another dispute if he wants to recover the baseball he launched into the Green Monster seats for his 660th career home run. Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list Friday as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 at Fenway...
Via NESN.com
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Alex Rodriguez Ties Willie Mays, Wins Game for Yankees

New York Yankees pinch hitter Alex Rodriguez hits a solo homer in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, May 1, 2015. Rodriguez has now tied slugger Willie Mays with 660 career home runs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Alex Rodriguez is now tied with Willie Mays for the fourth most homeruns in MLB history. Homerun number 660...
Via The Sports Journal
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A-Rod Hits 660th Home Run, The World Responds

Alex Rodriguez hit his 660th career home run Friday night, tying him with Willie Mays on the all-time list.
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Willie Mays congratulates Alex Rodriguez for 660 career homers

Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez hit his 660th career home run on Friday night against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, tying Hall of Famer Willie Mays for fourth place on MLB’s all-time list. The San Francisco Giants released a statement from Mays, congratulating Rodriguez for the accomplishment: “Congratulations to Alex Rodriguez...
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WATCH: A-Rod fights back tears during interview

Alex Rodriguez belted the 660th home run of his career on Friday night, and it was a big one. In addition to tying Willie Mays for fourth place on MLB’s all-time home run list, A-Rod gave the New York Yankees a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning of an eventual victory over the Boston Red...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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A-Fraud Propels Yankees To 3-2 Win Over Sox

(Associated Press Photo)Talk about your 'worst-case scenarios'. Alex Rodriguez lined a 3-0 pitch into the Monster Seats last night, giving The Evil Ones a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Boston. The Red Sox held a 2-1 lead before New York tied it in the seventh and then went ahead for good in the eighth. The pinch-hit HR tied The Fraudulent One with Wille Mays on the all-time homer...
Via FenwayNation
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A-Rod shuts up Red Sox fans with #660, and Jesse Pinkman lookalike catches the home run ball

I was on the express bus on the way home from Manhattan last night listening to the Yankee game on the radio when the reception went out for a few minutes. Wouldn't you know it? That was literally the exact time that Alex Rodriguez was hitting No. 660! So I totally missed hearing it live! Bummer.When I got home, I did get to see the TV clip in the postgame of A-Rod hitting it, then...
Via Subway Squawkers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankly Frankel: May 2, 2015

Alex Rodriguez ties Willie Mays on the all-time home run list, the Jets take arguably the best player in the draft at number six, and Floyd Mayweather takes on Manny Pacquaio tonight in Las Vegas. This is Frankly Frankel on this Saturday, May 2, 2015. It finally happened.  Alex Rodriguez has tied the great Willie Mays for 4th on the all-time home run list after he hit his 660th...
Via Standing O Sports
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It’s time for the Yankees to pay Alex Rodriguez for No. 660

Lo and behold, the New York Yankees finally acknowledged that Alex Rodriguez did something kind of important in baseball history. Last night, with a pinch-hit home run in the eighth inning of a tie game against the Red Sox, Rodriguez delivered a line drive home run over the Green Monster. It was the 660th of his career, passing Willie Mays. This is the jubilant response from the...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Sandy Leon Surprised A-Rod Had Green Light On Home Run

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez’s 660th home run also marked his first home run in one respect. Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list with No. 660 on Friday as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 at Fenway Park. The blast, which put the Yankees in front...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Congratulations A-Rod on your milestone 660 homerun

Congratulations to Alex Rodriguez on his 660th home run. Milestones in baseball are meant to be broken and we wish him continued success throughout his career. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Bronx Bombers home run alert 660

View image | gettyimages.com Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. It was a historic and more importantly, eventual game winning home run for Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees. Make what you will of 660, if you’d like to celebrate it, fine, if not, take it up with MLB. A-Rod’s pinch hit home run to left, the first of his career, off Junichi Tazawa...
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A-Rod hits 660th home run to tie Willie Mays

Let the controversy begin as Alex Rodriguez hit his 660th home run tonight against the Boston Red Sox to tie Willie Mays at 4th overall on the all-time list. Obviously you’d think that this would be a momentous occasion for A-Rod and the Bombers when you consider Rodriguez’s march towards history. However this  will further […]
Via The Majors National
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Boston dies, Suzyn sighs, A-Rod cries

After A-Rod's bland, dismal post-game interview with the franchise flunkies from YES, he spots Suzyn, waiting her turn, and they embrace.She doesn't hide her emotions. She asks a routine question about the pinch hit home run, and he gives a routine answer about the game, his teammates, and Joe Girardi's wisdom.Then Suzyn asks about what is going on in the mind and heart of Alex Rodriguez...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
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"Alex Rodriguez... Allelujah!"

Hear all the calls.(Thanx, Manx)
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
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