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Ned Yost Explains Why Alex Rodriguez Won't Be In The All-Star Game

The full rosters for next week’s All-Star Game have been announced, as have the five Final Vote candidates, and the most notable omission is Alex Rodriguez. Rodriguez’s numbers are excellent, especially given his age and his lost season, but he also represents one of baseball’s most polarizing comeback stories. It… » 7/07/15 11:25am 7/07/15 11:25am

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 Talking Baseball Is Great

Ken Rosenthal has a story on Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius wowing his new teammates with his defensive prowess, which is especially impressive considering they've had a pylon at short for the last two decades. But the real gold comes from Alex Rodriguez, who gives his impressions of Gregorius in pure scouting… » 3/26/15 11:15am 3/26/15 11:15am