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Alex Rodriguez on Bryce Harper: ‘I love everything about him’

With the New York Yankees in D.C. for a two-game set with the Washington Nationals, it was apropos for Alex Rodriguez to be asked about the home team’s red-hot outfielder, Bryce Harper. Perhaps not surprisingly given the parallels between the two superstars at the early stages of their respective careers, A-Rod thinks very highly of...Read More The post Alex Rodriguez on Bryce...
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New York Yankees: stay healthy and win the division

The New York Yankees head into Tuesday on the heels of a nine game road trip with the finale being an Interleague two-game matchup against the Washington Nationals. The Yankees’ offensive woes continue to haunt the team, especially as of late with a 2-5 losing skid in their past seven games. As the story has been all season, the bats have yet to produce at a consistent level. Regardless...
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Alex Rodriguez not bothered by Jorge Posada’s remarks

Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada has released a book recently. In his tour promoting said book, Posada indicated that he doesn’t find it fair that players have been known to cheat, including former teammates Roger Clemens and Alex Rodriguez. “I don’t think it’s fair for the guys that have been in the Hall of Fame that played the game clean,” Posada said on...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada apologizes for disparaging comments about Alex Rodriguez

Jorge Posada took to the radio waves Thursday to apologize for unflattering comments he made about Alex Rodriguez in which he disparaged his former New York Yankees teammate’s Hall of Fame credentials. Posada, who ripped A-Rod during an interview Wednesday on “CBS This Morning,” insisted on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” radio program that he felt...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rodriguez hits career home run No. 661

One at-bat after having a home run taken away by a leaping catch from Delmon Young, Alex Rodriguez hit a deep fly ball to the other side of the Yankee Stadium outfield. This one went over the fence in left-center field, far beyond the reach of any Orioles outfielders, giving A-Rod career home run No. 661. Unlike with Young’s catch, did make an embeddable video clip of...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Delmon Young’s leaping catch robs Alex Rodriguez of home run

Delmon Young isn’t typically known for his defense, but Alex Rodriguez might argue otherwise. In the first inning of Thursday’s game between the Orioles and Yankees, A-Rod hit a fly ball deep to right field that was ready to be career home run No. 660, taking him past Willie Mays on baseball’s all-time list. However, Young had other ideas. Who knew he wanted so badly to maintain...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez Making Yankees Brass Look like Clowns

New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez signs an autograph prior to game against Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park In the past Alex Rodriguez has come off like an arrogant, selfish player – a player who was easy to dislike. Even the biggest New York Yankees fans haven’t always known how to react to, or feel about the former MVP, but this season MLB fans are getting a chance to see the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The brewing dispute over Alex Rodriguez’s bonuses

When reports emerged in January that the Yankees were intending to contest the home run milestone bonus agreement the team entered with Alex Rodriguez back in 2007, it was unclear whether or not the matter would ever actually come to a head. Following a season-long suspension for performance enhancing drug use, no one knew for […]
Via Fangraphs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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
19 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
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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