Video: Alex Rodriguez discusses suspension

Alex Rodriguez speaks to the media before the Alex Rodriguez speaks to the media before the Yankees take on the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. (Aug. 5, 2013) Photo Credit: Getty

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Three hours after being suspended for 211 games by MLB on Monday for his involvement with performance-enhancing drugs and the Biogenesis scandal, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez fielded questions from the media.

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi also spoke before the game. Here are his highlights:

 

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