Alex Rodriguez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alex Rodriguez gives home run bat to young fan at Fenway Park

    ESPN "Alex Rodriguez might have made a new friend in Fenway Park -- of all places -- when he gave his bat to a young fan after hitting a home run. The fan, 8-year-old David Moss, is an Arizona native who attended Friday night's game with his mother and sister and was welcomed at Fenway by multiple..." April 30

  • Why Yankees' Alex Rodriguez called Red Sox's David Ortiz 'unbelievable'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It wasn't long ago that Alex Rodriguez seemed he'd prefer to take on a truck in the middle of the street than a question about David Ortiz. But the two seem to be on much better terms these days. After Ortiz's two-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning of the Yankees' 4-2 loss to the Red..." April 30

  • Alex Rodriguez exited Sunday’s game with an oblique injury

    Hardball Talk "Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez was pinch-hit for by Dustin Ackley in the bottom of the sixth inning as he was dealing with what the team reported as “left oblique stiffness,” per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Rodriguez will undergo an MRI to provide more details about the severity of the injury." April 24

  • Time for Alex Rodriguez to grab some bench?

    ESPN "The Yankees are on a modest two-game winning streak. The vaunted back end of their bullpen, particularly Dellin Betances, is no doubt making opposing hitters consider opting out of their at-bats. The lineup still isn't hitting much, but it is making the most of the hits it does manage to get. And..." April 24

  • Girardi: Slumping A-Rod has to 'fight through it'

    New York Daily News "Slumping slugger Alex Rodriguez was given off Friday night’s loss to the Mariners in the Bronx by Joe Girardi, the manager citing Thursday’s late-night travel from Toronto and Rodriguez’s 0-for-14 skid as reasons for the rest day, but given his age, questions about what A-Rod has left will..." April 17

  • Barry Bonds: Alex Rodriguez will not break my home run record in two years

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s nothing personal, A-Rod. It’s just a matter of simple arithmetic. Legendary slugger and current Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds commented on Alex Rodriguez’s pursuit of his all-time home run record, saying he doesn’t think Rodriguez will break it if he does indeed retire in two..." April 13

  • Alex Rodriguez leaves door open, won't commit to retiring after 2017 season

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez announced his plans for retirement Wednesday. Well, sort of. Rodriguez revealed his plan to call it quits when his contract expires after the 2017 season, but the slugger indicated to the Daily News later in the day that nothing is set in stone. “I’m thinking in terms of my..." March 24

  • Alex Rodriguez says he'll retire after 2017 season

    ESPN "Alex Rodriguez plans on retiring at the end of the 2017 season after playing out his contract with the New York Yankees, the designated hitter told ESPN on Wednesday. "I won't play after next year," Rodriguez told ESPN on Wednesday. "I've really enjoyed my time. For me, it is time for me to go..." March 24

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    BREAKING: Alex Rodriguez tells @AndrewMarchand that he will retire after 2017 season when his contract expires. pic.twitter.com/DoaUiGlxrU

  • A-Rod is dating Sergey Brin’s ex-wife

    Page Six "Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is dating Anne Wojcicki, the ex-wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Page Six can exclusively reveal. In a distinct departure from his usual type, Alex — who in the past has been linked to the likes of Madonna, Cameron Diaz and Kate Hudson — has been seeing..." March 23

  • Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz speak for first time in more than 2 years

    ESPN "The cold war between David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez appears to be over. For the first time in more than two years, Ortiz and Rodriguez spoke to one another, Rodriguez confirmed, before the Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a spring training game Tuesday night. The sluggers ran into..." March 16

  • Joe Girardi believes Alex Rodriguez would prefer to manage, be ‘great hitting coach’ after playing days

    New York Daily News "With Barry Bonds back in the game as the Marlins hitting coach, an interesting question was posed to Joe Girardi prior to Tuesday’s game: Could you see Alex Rodriguez taking the same path when his playing days are over? “I think Alex would probably prefer to manage if he was going to do..." March 09

  • Alex Rodriguez facing deposition in suit from Biogenesis defendant

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez may miss playing time this season if lawyers for former University of Miami baseball coach Lazaro Collazo decide they want to depose the steroid-stained slugger. Collazo, who was one of the defendants in the federal Biogenesis case, filed the civil claim in June 2015 and his..." February 24

  • Alex Rodriguez basks in his renewal: I never knew I could feel like this

    USA Today "Alex Rodriguez, wearing a blue-collared knit shirt and black pants, leans back, clasps his arms behind his head and crosses his legs, enjoying the view from the stands. This is his heaven — the University of Miami baseball field. The stadium was renamed in his honor. He’s even on the board of..." February 22

  • Cashman: A-Rod caused spring training circus last year

    Sportress of Blogitude "Brian Cashman admitted that the way Alex Rodriguez showed up unannounced to spring training early last year got his return to the New York Yankees after a one-year suspension off to a rough start. But the New general manager acknowledged Rodriguez did most things right from that point forward..." February 16

  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez a future manager? 1 teammate thinks so

    Newark Star-Ledger "From the moment Alex Rodriguez arrived in the majors as a teenager, his love for the game of baseball has been evident. Even through scandal, suspension and turmoil, the Yankees star has always seemed most comfortable at the park and around the game. While his playing career will end soon..." February 08

  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez 'just can't' play defense anymore, report says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Maybe Alex Rodriguez will never pick up a glove in a Major League Baseball game again. If you listen to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, it sounds possible, if not likely. The Yankees aren't only going to skip giving A-Rod a try at first base in the wake of the news that Greg Bird's..." February 04

  • ESPN New York writers speculate that A-Rod took PEDs last year

    Hardball Talk "Over at ESPN New York Wallace Matthews and Andrew Marchand talk about Alex Rodriguez‘s rebound 2015 and the fact that he was not involved in any controversies or snafus in the past year. And, of course, rather than merely note it and note how that is different than the past, they decide to be..." January 29

  • A-Rod talks eyeing Ruth's record, doubts during suspension

    New York Post "Fresh start. Fresh baseball life. In 2016, Alex Rodriguez is determined to build off the new beginning he embarked upon last season. “My plan this year is to continue to build on what I started last year,’’ Rodriguez said Tuesday after a lengthy workout at the University of Miami and..." January 27

  • Brian Cashman unsure what to expect out of Alex Rodriguez

    Sportress of Blogitude "New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman admitted it’s difficult for him to gauge exactly what the team should expect out of Alex Rodriguez in the 2016 MLB season. With Rodriguez hitting the age of 40 last August and obviously the best years of his career well-behind him, Cashman..." January 19

  • Girardi: A-Rod will strictly be a DH in 2016

    The Score "New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has an idea of what roles certain players will fill next season and there is no controversy surrounding where slugger Alex Rodriguez will play. A-Rod will strictly be a designated hitter in 2016, according to Girardi, who appeared on YES Network on..." January 11

  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez settles lawsuit over legal fees

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez resolved one of the remaining loose ends from his Biogenesis suspension last week when he settled a lawsuit filed by a firm that claimed the Yankee slugger owed it hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid legal bills. Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani settled its lawsuit with..." November 17

  • A-Rod accurately predicts key to Mets' World Series woes

    The Score "It started and ended the same way. The inability to execute one of baseball's fundamentals led to the New York Mets' demise in the World Series, and it was New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez who noted the importance defense would play ahead of the series. "If the Mets catch the ball,..." November 02

  • Alex Rodriguez enjoying experience of working World Series for Fox Sports

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez is back at the World Series, though not in the capacity Yankees fans - or A-Rod himself - were hoping for. A-Rod is working with Fox Sports as a pre- and post-game analyst, giving the broadcasting world a try as he approaches the final years of his playing career. How has the..." October 28

  • Alex Rodriguez broke a monitor at the FOX studio

    NBC Sports "Things aren’t going so well for Alex Rodriguez on Sunday. Shortly after we learned he would be joining the FOX NFL Sunday show, he broke one of FOX’s monitors making a playful toss to Jay Glazer." October 19

  • Alex Rodriguez joining Fox as analyst for MLB playoffs

    New York Post "Alex Rodriguez is going back to the playoffs. As part of its FOX NFL Sunday pre-game show, the network will announce Rodriguez is joining its pre- and post-game studio shows for the postseason, beginning with Monday’s Game 3 of the ALCS and going through the World Series. FOX already is..." October 18

  • The Alex Rodriguez story is not a redemption story

    Hardball Talk "The Yankees clinched a playoff spot last night. It was kind of a big deal considering how many of us figured that they had too many miles on the odometer and didn’t have enough in the tank to make a sustained run this year. My preview back in March may have been among the more optimistic ones. In..." October 02

  • Alex Rodriguez nominated for American League Comeback Player of the Year Award

    Yes Network "New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez has been nominated by the MLB Players Association as one of three finalists for the American League Comeback Player of the Year Award. Prince Fielder of the Texas Rangers and Kendrys Morales of the Kansas City Royals were also named..." October 01

  • A-Rod finally shows signs of busting out of slump

    New York Post "Had it not been for Dellin Betances giving up a home run to the Red Sox’s Mookie Betts in the seventh inning Wednesday night, Alex Rodriguez’s sixth-inning blast to left would have carried the Yankees to a wild-card clinching victory at Yankee Stadium. Instead, Betts’ homer tied the score and..." October 01

  • Yankees’ A-Rod addiction haunting them at worst time

    New York Post "Alex Rodriguez acted well and played better during the first four months of this season, a combination that brought ease and leadership to the clubhouse and general excellence to the offense. He was a gift for a Yankees team that had no idea what to expect from him as a person or player, and he..." September 30

  • A-Rod feels 'just fine' despite recent struggles

    The Score "Alex Rodriguez's comeback season has hit a bit of a speed bump. The New York Yankees slugger is in the midst of a 2-for-17 (.117) slump over his last seven games, and has just one home run in his last 28 at-bats. "I feel just fine," Rodriguez told George A. King of the New York Post. "I had..." September 24

  • A-Rod won’t be much help to Yankees in Subway Series

    New York Post "This will be a Subway Series unlike any Alex Rodriguez has ever encountered. When the Yankees need him most, Alex Rodriguez is going to have to take a seat. Rodriguez has played in 55 Subway Series games — and started each and every one. But come this weekend against the Mets at Citi..." September 16

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    George A. King III @GeorgeAKingIII

    According to a Yankee official Alex Rodriguez underwent an MRI on the left knee Tuesday in Tampa that uncovered a bone bruise.

  • Yankees honor Alex Rodriguez for reaching 3,000 career hits

    New York Daily News "For all the buildup, speculation and drama, A-Rod Day was rather subdued. There were no white chairs, no plaques and no thunderous ovations. No retired legends graced the field, and only a small contingent of fans arrived early to show their support. The Yankees nonetheless honored Alex..." September 14

  • A-Rod ties Hank Aaron as only MLB players with 15 30-homer seasons

    Sporting News "With his sixth-inning home run against the Orioles Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez reached yet another milestone in his Hall of Fame-caliber career. The solo blast off Kevin Gausman was the 30th of the season for Rodriguez, who joined Hall of Famer Hank Aaron as the only players in MLB history to have..." September 09

  • Joe Girardi: Alex Rodriguez not ‘comfortable’ at first base — yet

    New York Post "Manager Joe Girardi opted not to play Alex Rodriguez at first base Wednesday against Red Sox left-hander Henry Owens, but the manager said it’s possible, with more time to work around the bag, that the designated hitter could be a fit at some point. “I don’t think Alex is ready to do it. If we..." September 03

  • Alex Rodriguez to hand over medical records to attorneys in lawsuit

    New York Daily News "A Florida judge ordered Alex Rodriguez’s private eye firm to turn over medical records and other documents to attorneys representing former University of Miami pitching coach Lazaro Collazo. At a hearing in Miami-Dade Circuit Court on Thursday, Judge Barbara Areces rejected Guidepost Solutions’..." August 28

  • A-Rod's former brother-in-law is suing him for $100M

    New York Daily News "The photograph shows four well-dressed men around the table at Piccolo’s steakhouse in Omaha in 2006, root beer floats with straws on each placemat. Next to the reigning American League MVP, Alex Rodriguez, is the investor Warren Buffett. They are joined by Rodriguez’s then brother-in-law,..." August 27

  • A-Rod: Barry Bonds is the greatest baseball player of all time

    The Score "New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez considers the man he's chasing on the all-time home run list as the greatest to ever play the game. When asked in an interview with ESPN who he believes is the best player to ever take the diamond, the 14-time All-Star named Barry Bonds. Rodriguez..." August 22

  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez becomes 6th player to hit 25+ home runs in 15 or more seasons

    Newark Star-Ledger "With his go-ahead grand slam on Tuesday night, Yankees' slugger Alex Rodriguez became just the sixth player in major league baseball to hit 25 home runs in a season 15 times or more. " August 20

  • Yankees GM Brian Cashman: ‘I blew my top’ with A-ROD comments

    SI "New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman regrets comments he made about Alex Rodriguez in 2013, according to an article by S.L. Price in this week's issue of Sports Illustrated. Last month at Yankee Stadium, Cashman told SI, “I blew my top,” in regards to his June 2013 comments to..." August 19

  • A-Rod never thought Yankees would give him a ceremony

    Sporting News "The Yankees and Alex Rodriguez have one of the more intriguing relationships in baseball. While the Yankees surely enjoy the benefits provided by Rodriguez’s resurgent season at the age of 40, they said on several occasions they didn’t plan on celebrating his milestones throughout the..." August 15

  • Yankees relent, will celebrate A-Rod’s 3,000th hit at upcoming game

    Sportress of Blogitude "The New York Yankees have announced the team will honor Alex Rodriguez accomplishing the remarkable feat of notching his 3,000th career hit earlier this season during a pre-game ceremony at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 13. The Yankees earlier this season appeared reluctant to say the least over..." August 14

  • David Ortiz is not convinced A-Rod playing PED-free right now

    New York Post "Alex Rodriguez has stunned much of the baseball world with his resurgent season and last week insisted he was clean. His former friend David Ortiz has taken notice of Rodriguez’s season, and the fact that Yankees fans have embraced him again, but his praise was somewhat muted. “It is what it..." August 05

  • Hall of Famers unsure, cast doubt about Alex Rodriguez one day joining them in Cooperstown

    New York Daily News "Mention Alex Rodriguez to some Baseball Hall of Famers and there are, as Lou Brock put it, “mixed emotions.” Brock is put off by Rodriguez’s well-documented drug past and recent year-long suspension, but he also said he was “amazed at the fact that, in spite of that, he’s still got the eye...." July 25

  • Commissioner, union head proud of Alex Rodriguez

    ESPN New York "At the All-Star game news conference, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred once again praised New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez's behavior in his return to the majors, while Major League Baseball Players Association director Tony Clark thought how A-Rod handled the $6 million bonus issue was very..." July 14

  • Alex Rodriguez ‘disappointed’ he will not play in All-Star Game

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez's All-Star dream might be over, but the fact that it was even a possibility at all seems to be enough for the steroid-stained slugger. "The fact that I'm in the conversation makes me happy," A-Rod said. "I'm obviously disappointed. It would have been fun to go out and represent..." July 08

  • Ned Yost explains Alex Rodriguez’s All-Star Game snub

    Larry Brown Sports "Alex Rodriguez is defying odds at age 39, but he apparently has not done enough to earn a spot on the American League All-Star team. A-Rod was not selected to the squad by the fans or players, and AL manager Ned Yost also chose to leave him out of the Final Vote competition. Rodriguez is..." July 07

  • Yankees, A-Rod settle $30M milestone bonus dispute; team will donate $3.5M to charity

    The Score "The New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez have settled their dispute regarding his milestone bonuses. The Yankees will make $3.5 million in charitable contributions in lieu of potentially paying out Rodriguez separate $6-million bonuses for moving up the all-time home run list. Major League..." July 03

  • Yankees donate $150,000 to charity to get Alex Rodriguez his 3,000th hit ball

    Hardball Talk "Zack Hample, the Yankees season ticket holder known for catching home runs balls, has changed his mind and will give Alex Rodriguez his 3,000th hit home run … for a price. According to a statement released by the Yankees, the ball will be given to Rodriguez at a press conference this afternoon..." July 03