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Alex Rodriguez at Yankees camp: My playing career is over

The three-time AL MVP said he has "zero" interest in returning to the field as a player.                

How Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is taking Derek Jeter teaching route

 Alex Rodriguez was more Queen's Guard than guest instructor in his first day on the job Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The screens he stood behind did about as much teaching as he did. That was likely by design. Seems A-Rod will be taking a page out of the Derek Jeter playbook of mentoring while at Yankees spring training. That means more off-the-field work, less on...
3 hours ago

Same pinstripes, new role for 'grateful' A-Rod

When Alex Rodriguez needs a moment to clear his mind, he'll sometimes reach for one of his old game-model bats, now stashed near his office desk. Those indoor swings are enough for the three-time American League Most Valuable Player, who says that he is retired and has "zero" urge to play again.
3 hours ago

Alex Rodriguez's visit to Yankees camp: His 10 best quotes

A-Rod is scheduled to be a spring training instructor with the Yankees for six days this year ... three this week and three more in March. TAMPA -- Alex Rodriguez had a No. 13 Yankees jersey on his back and threw on a pair of pinstriped pants with his pant legs rolled up high so you could see his high socks for his first day on the job. The...
3 hours ago

A-Rod: I had baseball offers, but I am never coming back

TAMPA — We don’t have A-Rod to kick around anymore. Alex Rodriguez, after completing his first day as a Yankees guest instructor, made his most definitive comments yet Tuesday that he will not be resuming his playing career. In a news conference at George M. Steinbrenner Field, Rodriguez said, “Yes, I am,” when asked whether...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

A-Rod maintains he won't attempt playing comeback

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez maintains he will not attempt a comeback. Released last August with more than a year left in his $275 million, 10-year contract, A-Rod spent his first day as New York Yankees spring training guest instructor. Asked Tuesday whether he is retired, the 41-year-old responded: ''Yes, I am.'' Rodriguez said he received inquiries about possibly playing...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez arrives at Yankees spring training: LIVE updates

Former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez arrives at Yankees spring training in Tampa, Fla. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (2/21/17). A-Rod will address the media after the team finishes up workouts for the day at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Watch video Alex Rodriguez arrives at Yankees spring training in Tampa, Fla. on Tuesday...
10 hours ago

The $21 million part-time coach

Today, the great Alex Rodriguez will grace Tampa with his sainted presence, the first of three days in which the beloved Yankee special life instructor will impart his vast base of experience to the less-evolved mollusks of humanity.“To extend the knowledge he has about how to play the game, talk to the young kids and some of the expectations: how to deal with some of the different...

What Yankees say about Alex Rodriguez, the instructor

Alex Rodriguez will return to the Yankees on Tuesday, serving as a spring training guest instructor for the first time. He'll be expected to work with the team's top young prospects, including shortstops Jorge Mateo and Gleyber Torres. He'll also likely work with hitters, such as Aaron Judge and Clint Frazier, on their craft.
13 hours ago

There’s a reason A-Rod is adored as a Yankees mentor

TAMPA — You can view Alex Rodriguez as the most expensive hood ornament on earth if you want. After all, he is being paid $21 million while not playing this season after a nightmare finish last year to one of the best careers ever. Rodriguez arrives in Yankees spring training camp Tuesday for the first of...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

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