The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.
Alex Rodriguez entered baseball in July 1994 and was immediately pegged as a future Hall of Famer and one of the greatest to ever play. Instead, the player who was considered a shoo-in for Cooperstown will be suspended through the rest of the 2013 season and all of the 2014 season for his role in the Biogenesis scandal, according to CBSNews.com.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was hit with a 214 game suspension Monday afternoon, but it’s his pocketbook that may take the biggest hit.
As the baseball awaits word on the exact length of the suspension coming to Alex Rodriguez, a total of 13 other players have accepted their punishments without appeal for taking performance enhancing drugs supplied by the Coral Gables-based Biogenesis clinic.
High noon on Monday will likely be when baseball history is once again changed when the league hands down multiple suspensions of players for using performance-enhancing drugs including New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
On the heels of a report that Major League Baseball has informed the players union of suspensions for the Biogenesis scandal, as many as a dozen players are expected to agree to suspensions for their actions, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig may be ready to take an unprecedented step to deal with Alex Rodriguez and his role in the Biogenesis/performance-enhancing drug scandal.
The he said/he said between the New York Yankees and third baseman Alex Rodriguez continued Thursday with Rodriguez saying he’s ready to play starting Friday.
Alex Rodriguez still has yet to put on a New York Yankees uniform this season, but the biggest question now is will he ever put on the pinstripes again?
Major League Baseball reeled in a pretty good sized catch Monday with the suspension of Ryan Braun for performance enhancing drug use. It also put the bigger fish, Alex Rodriguez on the hook as baseball considers what to do about his PED use.