Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:18:51 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez was approached by manager Joe Girardi about playing first base at times next season.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:44:29 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez cannot be counted on to play third base daily, according to general manager Brian Cashman. Cashman noted the team has contingency plans.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:38:14 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez will not be guaranteed a starting spot when he returns next season, according to manager Joe Girardi. Rodriguez will be removed from the restricted list at the end of the World Series. "Do we expect him to be a player on our team? Absolutely," Girardi said. "Do we expect him to play third base? Yes, (but) in fairness we have to see where he is at."
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:02:14 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez has been doing two-a-days at UCLA and Miami in preparation for his return to action next season, according to general manager Brian Cashman. However, he declined an offer to play winter ball. Cashman said he was fine with Rodriguez's decision.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:58:46 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez is taking ground balls, hitting off a tee and working out at UCLA in anticipation of returning in 2015.
Fantasy Tip: At age 39, A-Rod would still be fantasy relevant. However, he'd be in the middle of the pack at third base, best used in a CI spot.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:47:30 -0700
MLB commissioner Bud Selig said the league wasn't aware of any exemption that New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez had to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007. "We did not know about it at the time," Selig said. "These independent people made a judgment. History proved them I guess it turned out to be somewhat wrong, but they were outstanding doctors."
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:01:46 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his own lawyer, David Cornwell, who says Rodriguez owes more than $380,000 related to their work fighting his steroid suspension. Cornwell's firm is also seeking pre-judgment interest and attorney fees that could increase the amount to half a million dollars.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:42:52 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez was reportedly granted an exemption by MLB to use testosterone prior to his 2007 Most Valuable Player season, according to the book, "Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era" by Tom Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts. The book claims Rodriguez was given a therapeutic use exemption to treat hypogonadism, a testosterone deficiency. Rodriguez hit a league-high 48 home runs in 2007 and drove in 130 runs while hitting .321.
Fantasy Tip: A-Rod's steroids exploits back in 2007 is ancient history at this point. It doesn't change the fact that he's out for the entire 2014 season.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:10:21 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez fully intends to play in the 2015 season, according to one of his spokesmen.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:11:01 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez has dropped his medical malpractice lawsuit that he filed against Dr. Christopher Ahmad, according to court papers filed in the Bronx Supreme Court Thursday, June 19.