A-Rod is a bit of a sour note for the Yankees. He is suspended for the season, so like Derek Jeter said, they are better off continuing without him. Will A-Rod ever be the same? We will have to wait and see.
Rodriguez ended his extended and acrimonious fight with Major League Baseball on Friday, withdrawing a pair of lawsuits that were filed in an attempt to overturn a season-long ban for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal — the longest penalty in the sport’s history related to performance-enhancing drugs.
Jeter spoke Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. He said he has texted with A-Rod since the lawsuits were dropped.
Rodriguez was given a 211-game ban last year by baseball Commissioner Bud Selig that was reduced to 162 plus the 2014 postseason by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz. A-Rod sued MLB and the union in federal court in Manhattan, claiming the arbitration process was flawed. Rodriguez’s lawyers filed notices of dismissal…
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