Yankees GM Confirms Team Won't Pay Alex Rodriguez His Home Run Bonus

Alex Rodriguez hit his 660th career home run Friday, tying Willie Mays for fifth on the all-time list. And for the first time this season, Yankees GM Brian Cashman has confirmed the team won’t pay A-Rod his $6 million bonus for the milestone, a bonus which was written into the contract Rodriguez signed in 2007. » 5/02/15 6:55pm 5/02/15 6:55pm

Alex Rodriguez Wonders How The Yankees Will Celebrate His Next Home Run

After homering in last night’s 6-4 win over the Mets, Alex Rodriguez is now one home run away from tying Willie Mays for fourth all-time, one home run away from a legal battle with the Yankees over the $6 million they owe him and don’t want to pay. A-Rod, if only by dint of finding a larger villain, has become the… » 4/27/15 12:47pm 4/27/15 12:47pm

Orioles Fan Pointedly Turns Back On A-Rod, Figuratively Shows His Ass

At some point in his life, every man has to decide what he stands for. Who is he really, deep inside? What are his values? Last night at Camden Yards, while the Baltimore Orioles took on the New York Yankees, 56-year-old Tolbert Rowe reached that point in his life. He stood up, bravely and proudly, in front… » 4/14/15 10:10am 4/14/15 10:10am

Barry Bonds Says It's Insane That Anyone Isn't Rooting For A-Rod

Barry Bonds’s comments in this great USA Today article on how he’s rooting for Alex Rodriguez could easily be read as a bit of projection. When Bonds asks how MLB and baseball fans could possibly ever root against one of its greatest players achieving something great, it’s a question I’m sure he’s asked himself many… » 4/13/15 10:26am 4/13/15 10:26am

Alex Rodriguez Criticized For Showing Up Early To Camp

Yankees position players are scheduled to report to spring training on Wednesday. Alex Rodriguez showed up yesterday to start working out and running drills. Naturally, the New York Daily News, which has been leading the torches-and-pitchforks mob against Rodriguez for a long time, found someone who took offense to… » 2/24/15 9:07am 2/24/15 9:07am

This Big A-Rod Profile Might Actually Make You Feel Bad For A-Rod

J.R. Moehringer has a huge feature about Alex Rodriguez on ESPN.com today. It's a well-reported, in-depth look at everything Rodriguez has been up to since being banned from baseball for 162 games for using PEDs. There's a lot going on in the story, and you should really read the whole thing, but perhaps most… » 2/18/15 10:42am 2/18/15 10:42am