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Why Yankees refuse to market Alex Rodriguez's home run milestones

The New York Yankees took the rubber game of their weekend series against the crosstown New York Mets Sunday night by a score of 6-4. Alex Rodriguez was a key contributor to the victory, hammering career home run no. 659. Rodriguez is now one homer shy of tying Hall of Famer Willie Mays on the all-time home run list. Alex RodriguezPhoto courtesy of Keith Allisonvia Flickr.Major...
Via Yankees Unscripted
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Fan buys full-page ad in NY Daily News to say Alex Rodriguez needs asterisk

A fan took out a full-page ad in the Sunday New York Daily News to write an open letter to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred arguing that Alex Rodriguez’s home run records should come with an asterisk. The fan, who describes him/herself as an “avid Giants and Major League Baseball fan,” argues that Willie Mays needs...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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New York Yankees: Offensive production generating wins

The New York Yankees have risen to the occasion. After starting the year 3-6, they have won 7 of their last 9 games. In those eight wins they have beaten quality opponents, such as the Detroit Tigers and their cross city rival, the New York Mets. The Mets have the best record in the Major League Baseball and have had an impressive start to their season; however, the Yankees might...
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Alex Rodriguez to reporter: ‘It’s been one long boo for 15 years’

Alex Rodriguez had a somewhat terse back-and-forth with a Detroit reporter on Wednesday over the perception that he is baseball’s biggest villain. The New York Yankees slugger mostly blew off the assertion that he is the resident player pariah in Major League Baseball, especially in the wake of his season-long exile last year. Rodriguez instead...Read More The post A-Rod during...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The historical significance of a potential A-Rod resurgence

The Hunt for Alex Rodriguez began early in spring training, and the feel one got from most of the reporting was almost akin to that of a death watch. Expectations were, to put it mildly, quite low, and the potential for theater was very high; the perfect combination for a media firestorm. Well, something very […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod exceeding expectations, eluding karmic justice

Alex Rodriguez can just never get it right. He was supposed to be one of the greatest baseball players of all time, but is now a disgraced PED user and cheater whose achievements are all questionable, no matter how impressive they look on a list or spreadsheet. A-Rod could have been the face of baseball, a matinee idol admired by fans of all ages, but his ambition for the biggest...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez: Heir to the Empire

“Wrath” and “Man” are, respectively, the first two words of “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey.” The former refers to the anger of Achilles, who stars in the first work, and the latter references the title character of the second epic poem. When it comes to the subject of Alex Rodriguez, especially in New York, the anger of the fans and the Steinbrenner ownership...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: A-Rod belts two homers in win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez has hit two home runs, moving within two of tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career all-time list. Rodriguez hit his 657th and 658th homers Friday night for the New York Yankees to lead them to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. In the second inning, Rodriguez drove an 0-1 pitch from Nathan Karns an estimated 471 feet over the wall...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod being taken to court over unpaid legal fees

Alex Rodriguez has returned from his one-year suspension and is back to playing for the New York Yankees, but his legal situation has not yet been fully resolved. According to the NY Daily News, Rodriguez is expected in court for a deposition on April 24 after he was served two documents related to his alleged...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles fan turns back on A-Rod during his at-bats

A Baltimore Orioles fan attending the team’s game on Monday against the New York Yankees at Camden Yards staged his own personal, silent protest to express his unsavory opinion of Alex Rodriguez. The man, seated in the left field stands, stood and turned his back to the field during each and every A-Rod at-bat. The...Read More The post Orioles fan turns back during Alex Rodriguez...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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