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Anthony Bosch, the owner of the now-shuttered Miami clinic Biogenesis alleged to have supplied numerous MLB stars with performance enhancing drugs, was turned into MLB’s primary witness against Alex Rodriguez and other sluggers after Rodriguez refused to give Bosch financial assistance, according to a Daily News report citing sources.
“They were afraid someone else would pay him,” the source...Read more »
Alex Rodriguez could face a 100-game suspension now that Major League Baseball is expecting Tony Bosch, the embattled founder of Biogenesis, to testify in its case against players linked to the alleged PED-dispensing clinic, according to ESPN.
The stunning development comes only days after Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and general manager Brian Cashman were critical on two separate occasions...Read more »
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 »