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King: Yankees to scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo tomorrow

Via George King: The Yankees will be among the teams to watch Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo at his showcase in Miami (at Alex Rodriguez Park!) tomorrow. “He reminds me of (Dayan) Viciedo, not with the power, but with the way he plays and he has very good speed,” said one scout. “He is not (Yasiel) […]Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogKing: Yankees to scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo tomorrow The post King: Yankees to scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo tomorrow appeared first on River Avenue Blues.

A-Rod vs. Varitek turns 10

NEW YORK -- Think about where you were 10 years ago today. There is a pretty good chance you were in front of a TV or you later heard about the fight between the Yankees and the Red Sox that featured none other than Alex Rodriguez and Jason Varitek. Joe McDonald did a long piece for ESPN Boston on the anniversary. It was the height of the Yankees-Red Sox recent saga, as Rodriguez is the biggest figure in the rivalry since Babe Ruth. McDonald writes: The image of Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek shoving his mitt into the face of Alex Rodriguez has become an iconic symbol of the storied rivalry...
Fenway Nation Jul 24, 2014
The A-Rod VS. Varitek Brawl: One Decade Later

The A-Rod VS. Varitek Brawl: One Decade Later

It's an iconic image burned into the brain of every Red Sox fan over the age of 10—Good versus Evil incarnate. Ten years ago today, Jason Varitek squared off with Alex Rodriguez in a classic brawl that can legitimately be called the watershed moment of the 2004 Championship season. When the game ended on Bill Mueller's walk-off home run, The Idiots had been galvanized. They were a team—a Championship-Calibre team. Bronson Arroyo drilled The Fraudulent One with the Sox trailing 3-0 in the third inning. Rodriguez started to first base—while shouting an expletive-deleted tirade at Arroyo....

Cashman: 'I have more work to do'

NEW YORK -- Yankees GM Brian Cashman admitted today that the acquisition of Chase Headley was the culmination of a two-year pursuit that began when Alex Rodriguez had his second hip surgery before the start of the 2012 season. But by no means does he consider the 2014 Yankees a finished product. "I have more work to do," he said. "I’m going to still continue to try to improve on what we have." In the past couple of weeks, Cashman has added a starting pitcher, Brandon McCarthy, and Headley without giving up very much.
New York Daily News Jul 21, 2014
Alex Rodriguez gets parody 'RE2SPECT' commercial

Alex Rodriguez gets parody 'RE2SPECT' commercial

Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have been compared their whole careers. So as the Yankees Captain goes on his farewell tour and receives adoration from fans and players across the league, one must wonder what kind of reaction would A-Rod receive?
Newsday Jul 15, 2014

Bud Selig: MLB didn't know Alex Rodriguez had drug exemption

Not even the All-Star Game could spare Bug Selig from one last salvo Tuesday regarding what he knew about Alex Rodriguez's medically excused testosterone use for the 2007 season and when exactly the commissioner's office first learned of it.
KFFL Jul 15, 2014

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez being sued

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his own lawyer, David Cornwell, ...
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 14, 2014

Alex Rodriguez stiffing lawyer for $380,000, lawsuit says

A-Rod's big legal team couldn't stop him from getting suspended for 2014
Newsday Jul 14, 2014

Alex Rodriguez sued for alleged unpaid legal fees

Alex Rodriguez faces a new challenge: He is being sued by his own lawyer.
New York Daily News Jul 14, 2014
Alex Rodriguez sued by lawyer over $380K in unpaid legal

Alex Rodriguez sued by lawyer over $380K in unpaid legal

A-Rod's lawyer has had enough. Tired of waiting for Alex Rodriguez to pay his legal bills, veteran sports attorney David Cornwell's law firm Gordon & Rees filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in Manhattan that says the disgraced superstar still owes it more than $380,000.
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 9, 2014
Book about PEDs claims Alex Rodriguez and Tiger Woods discussed doctors' treatment

Book about PEDs claims Alex Rodriguez and Tiger Woods discussed doctors' treatment

Woods and Rodriguez reportedly spoke with each other about their treatments.
New York Daily News Jul 3, 2014
Still unclear why Alex Rodriguez needed a TUE to dope

Still unclear why Alex Rodriguez needed a TUE to dope

No juicy doping secret stays under wraps forever.News that Alex Rodriguez had permission to take testosterone in 2007 and another banned drug in 2008 shows how robust the confidentiality protections in Major League Baseball’s drug program are.
New York Post Jul 2, 2014

A-Rod juiced during MVP ’07 season — with MLB’s blessing: book

Alex Rodriguez has spent his career searching for competitive edges – some legal, others decidedly less so. In his last elite major league season, he found a legal means to an...
Newsday Jul 2, 2014

Alex Rodriguez given exemptions for banned substances by MLB, book alleges

Suspended Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez received exemptions from Major League Baseball to take banned substances in 2007 and 2008, according to an excerpt of a new book published by Sports Illustrated on Wednesday morning.

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