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.
Alex Rodriguez turned 38-years-old Saturday. His teammates could say this year and the upcoming one has certainly been filled with milestones and low points.
Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.
Former Florida Marlins catcher Ivan Rodriguez, also known as Pudge, returned to the Texas Rangers to formally announce his retirement from Major League Baseball.
The calendar may still read February, but spring training is getting underway across Florida and in Arizona. Almost every team has had pitchers and catchers report, though the Miami Marlins, Chicago White Sox, and Texas Rangers will report Wednesday.
The Miami Marlins have a desperate need for pitching and they may address it with the hottest name on the free agent market.
The Miami Marlins need starting pitching, and they may address that in a big way with Mark Buehrle; who the Fish are pursuing hard heading into the baseball winter meetings.
In one of the most exciting World Series games of all-time, the St. Louis Cardinals, down to their final strike in both the ninth and 10th innings, forced a decisive Game 7 when David Freese capped a game for the ages with a walk-off home run to center field.
Professional athletes often purport that they play for their team’s faithful fan base, above all else. And almost as frequently, for right or for wrong, someone will sigh in response.
Logan Morrison had a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth after the Marlins got a lucky break and went on to a 6-4 win over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Sunday night to end a winning road trip under Jack McKeon.