Alex Rodriguez ended his extended and acrimonious fight with Major League Baseball on Friday, withdrawing a pair of lawsuits and accepting a season-long suspension that marks the longest penalty in the sport’s history related to performance-enhancing drugs.
Suspended New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez spoke out Wednesday for the first time since his suspension for the entire 2014 season.
Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players’ union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was “clear and convincing evidence” he used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport’s drug investigation.
Alex Rodriguez was hit with a 162 game suspension Saturday morning by an independent arbitrator.
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.
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.
The suspension of Alex Rodriguez is expected Monday, but a source close to the decision said he will likely be able to play while he works on his appeal.