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Alex Rodriguez Practices at First Without Glove

Right or wrong, Alex Rodriguez is going to find himself heavily scrutinized during his redemption tour heading into the new season. And, naturally, his latest misstep didn’t go unnoticed among the critics. Friday, the New York Yankees third baseman lined up across the diamond alongside Mark Teixeira to practice taking groundballs at first base. It was his first time fielding the...
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A-Rod: A con man returns to baseball

Alex Rodriguez asked for this. Remember that. On Feb. 17, 2009, upon reporting to the Yankees’ spring training camp for the first time as an...
Via Athlon Sports
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New York Yankees: A-Rod disrupts spring training with early return

New York Yankees previous third basemen, Alex Rodriguez, decided to surprise everyone (yet again) and show up 3 days early to spring training. While this is usually a welcomed gift to teams, Rodriguez proves to be a different story. This unannounced arrival caught both the public relations staff, and the team by surprise, creating chaos, and proving that the once legendary A-rod...
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Hank Aaron 'rooting' for Alex Rodriguez to succeed in return

Alex Rodriguez has a lot more enemies than friends these days, but he gained a powerful ally earlier this week.   Hall of Famer Hank Aaron told Newsday in a recent interview that he hopes the disgraced New York Yankees slugger has a successful return to baseball this season. “I am rooting for him,” Aaron said, via Newsday. “Despite all of the things that people say he had...
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A-Rod still wants Yankees' starting third base job

Alex Rodriguez may have been penciled in as the team’s backup third baseman and designated hitter by the powers-that-be with the New York Yankees, but that does not mean he’s happily going to relinquish his spot in the field without putting up a fight. Rodriguez, who made waves Monday by showing up to spring training...Read More The post Alex Rodriguez unwilling to relinquish...
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Yankees Executives ‘Fuming’ That Alex Rodriguez Showed up to Work

Playing Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees brings a ton of scrutiny with it. Playing Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees as Alex Rodriguez brings even more scrutiny. After showing up early at the team’s spring training complex in Tampa, there was reportedly at least one Yankees executive who is “fuming” over Rodriguez’s presence. The unnamed executive—of...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees 'fuming' over A-Rod's early arrival

Alex Rodriguez arrived early to the New York Yankees’ spring training facility in Tampa, Fla. this week. A-Rod was scheduled to show up with the rest of the position players on Wednesday, but he got to work on Monday instead. The team must have been so proud, right? Wrong. Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Yankees broadcaster: A-Rod is 'impossible to dislike'

I’m getting sick and tired of the Alex Rodriguez saga before a Spring Training game has even been played, but Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman took the ridiculousness to a new level. When talking with Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News, Waldman said that Rodriguez is “impossible to dislike”. I swear to you, she actually said that. Now *why* does Waldman feel A-Rod...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Caliendo reads A-Rod letter as Morgan Freeman

Once again, Frank Caliendo has nailed his application of a Morgan Freeman impression to the sports world. We’ve heard him use the Freeman voice in the cases of LeBron James, Allen Iverson and others and now the comedian attacked Alex Rodriguez’s apology letter on Mike & Mike. [The Big Lead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Alex Rodriguez apologizes to fans in handwritten letter

One thing is readily apparent. New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez is attempting to make everything right with both the team he’s slated to suit up for and fans around the baseball world. After meeting with the powers to be in New York earlier this month, Rodriguez decided to issue an apology (in hand-written form) regarding his previous bouts with PED’s (performance enhancing...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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