Major League Baseball got what it wanted from Biogenesis of America and has now withdrawn a lawsuit against the former Coral Gables-based anti-aging clinic.
Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for the 14-time All-Star starting in 2010.
Alex Rodriguez was hit with a 162 game suspension Saturday morning by an independent arbitrator.
While New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez awaits his fate from an arbitrator, the case surrounding the documents that implicated A-Rod in the usage of performance-enhancing drugs at the Coral Gables-based Biogenesis clinic took another turn Thursday.
After throwing a temper tantrum earlier this week, suspended New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, and Major League Baseball, must wait for an arbitrator’s decision on his 211-game suspension for using performance enhancing drugs.
Baseball Star Alex Rodriguez was back in court Monday at a grievance hearing to overturn his 211- game suspension for allegedly violating the sport’s drug agreement and labor contract.
Baseball star Alex Rodriguez now wants his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and commissioner Bud Selig to go back to state court while the MLB said it wants to move to dismiss the case altogether.
Alex Rodriguez’s lawyers were blocked from holding a news conference Monday with a person they described as a “major league baseball whistleblower” when the commissioner’s office obtained an order from the arbitrator hearing the case.
Major League Baseball’s No. 2 executive testified that the sport wasn’t concerned if the head of a Florida clinic distributed performance-enhancing drugs to minors because MLB’s sole interest was his relationship with players under investigation, a person familiar with the Alex Rodriguez grievance hearing told The Associated Press.
Alex Rodriguez reportedly paid $305,000 for evidence that could be used in litigation involving the anti-aging clinic in Florida.