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MLB News: Yankees don’t expect much from A-Rod

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Alex Rodriguez’s days of playing third base for the New York Yankees are over. According to multiple reports, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman suggested Tuesday that Chase Headley will be New York’s starting third baseman after agreeing to a $52 million, four-year contract. Rodriguez is expected to be the permanent designated hitter. “I can’t expect...

Cashman: A-Rod now Yankees’ full-time designated hitter

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman revealed on Tuesday that it apparently is the team’s intent to have Alex Rodriguez serve as its full-time designated hitter, not as the de facto third baseman. The GM confirmed during a conversation with the Associated Press that Chase Headley, who signed a four-year, $52 million deal with...Read More The post Brian Cashman: Alex...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cashman: ARod needs to drop weight before spring training

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, after meeting with the team’s strength and conditioning coach, admitted that Alex Rodriguez needs to shed some pounds before spring training to reach his targeted weight. “Like all our players, we have a report weight we are hopeful they hit. He is approaching that,” Cashman said, per the...Read More The post Brian Cashman: Alex...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod's weight might be an issue for Yankees: Report

When it comes to where Alex Rodriguez will fit in after returning to the Yankees, the organization's wait-and-see attitude might now become more weight-and-see. Reports are circulating that the disgraced slugger has packed on a few pounds during his suspension. Brian Cashman, who has been busy trimming the fat from the Yankees' payroll and hasn't seen A-Rod in a while...
Via The Other Paper
6 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod throws club DJ's rotation out of whack: Report

It seems like Alex Rodriguez isn't satisfied with only throwing things out of order in the Yankees lineup by returning to the Bronx this spring. During a return trip to New York this week, A-Rod also threw one club DJ's rotation out of whack. According to Page Six of the N.Y. Post, the Yankees third baseman requested some surprisingly uncool music choices at Electric Room at the...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: I haven't spoken to A-Rod in almost one year

            This embed is invalid   " /> David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez once were good friends, but apparently, that’s not the case anymore.   Back in January, the controversial New York Yankees third baseman’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, talked to ESPN Radio about performance enhancing drug use in baseball, saying “I’m not...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Alex Rodriguez or Chase Headley

As teams, such as the Boston Red Sox, are making strides in free agency, the New York Yankees still have to decide who will play third base for them. Right now they have two options: Alex Rodriguez or Chase Headley. Alex Rodriguez has been out for a year and is no longer the All-Star player he used to be, while Chase Headley has been on a steady decline ever since 2012 when he hit...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Nick Swisher

The New York Yankees may be interested in a familiar face and possibly have their sights set on former Yankees outfielder, Nick Swisher. Swisher, who played his last two seasons with the Cleveland Indians had his worst season to date in 2014 batting only .208 with a mere 8 home runs and just 42 RBIs. He became a free agent in 2012 and signed a four-year, $56 million agreement with...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Yuri Sucart’s wife: A-Rod is the devil, peed on our floor

Carmen Sucart, the wife of Alex Rodriguez’s cousin Yuri Sucart, does not think very highly of A-Rod. On Thursday, Carmen told the New York Daily News that the New York Yankees slugger is “evil” and that he once marked his territory in the Sucarts’ home like a dog would mark a fire hydrant. According to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alex Rodriguez admitted steroid use from Biogenesis

Alex Rodriguez is off the restricted list for the Yankees, and of course, he’s back in the spotlight. According to a report from the Miami Herald, Rodriguez admitted buying PEDs from Biogenesis founder Anthony Bosch, paying him $12,000 a month for the drugs. The details from the Herald’s report are damning. During an interview with federal agents on January 29th, Rodriguez...
Via The Outside Corner
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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