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MLB investigators have found what they believe is evidence that a representative of Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez purchased medical records from a person connected to former South Florida clinic Biogenesis, according to a report by the New York Times.
The Times had reported Thursday that MLB had purchased documents from an ex-employee at the former anti-aging clinic with the intent...Read more »
Alex Rodriguez, who chose not to be introduced Opening Day, appeared on the field during BP, chatting with players and coaches from both teams on Wednesday.
He did not stop for a small group of reporters wanting to ask him about Robinson Cano’s decision to leave Scott Boras, which A-Rod did in 2010. ...Read more »
Alex Rodriguez continues to rehab from left hip surgery in January, and his expected timetable for a return to the field remains the same: some time around the All-Star break in mid-July.
But you'll see him at Yankee Stadium before that. The Yankees' third baseman is expected to be at the Stadium for the April 1 opener against the Red Sox. A-Rod has yet to resume "baseball activities,"...Read more »
Former members of the Red Sox organization approached pitcher Curt Schilling in the team clubhouse in 2008 and encouraged him to use performance-enhancing drugs to help recover from an injury, the three-time World Series champ said on ESPN Radio on Wednesday.
Schilling, an outspoken critic of those who've used PEDs, said the people who made the suggestion are “no longer there.”
“It was...Read more »
In the aftermath of a report alleging that Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs from 2009-2012 – a charge he's denied – it's become popular to wish the Yankees had never re-signed A-Rod to a massive $10-year, $275 million contract after the 2007 season. After all, five years and more than $100 million remain on the deal.
But what if the Yankees indeed hadn't signed A-Rod?
Using...Read more »