Alex Rodriguez RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Alex Rodriguez badly wants to make All-Star team

    ESPN New York "Alex Rodriguez is a 14-time American League All-Star, but he badly wants No. 15. While he doesn't buy it would validate his comeback, he is willing to go to Cincinnati any way he can. "I would walk there, like the guy who walked to Yankee Stadium," Rodriguez told's Wallace..." July 03

  • Yankees, A-Rod, union discussing charitable solution to bonus issue

    Fox Sports "Some charity is likely to benefit from Alex Rodriguez's negotiations with the Yankees over his disputed milestone bonus. Actually, multiple charities. Representatives for Rodriguez, the players' union and Yankees have been talking for weeks about a deal to redirect the $6 million bonus that..." July 02

  • Ballhawk who caught A-Rod’s 3,000th hit ball says he’s received threats

    Sportress of Blogitude "Zack Hample, the so-called “professional ballhawk” who gained possession of the ball Alex Rodriguez deposited into the Yankee Stadium outfield seats for his 3,000th hit, claims he has received numerous “scary” threats due to his hard-line stance against freely relinquishing the coveted piece of..." July 01

  • Tossing at Alex Rodriguez gets Brett Oberholtzer ejected

    ESPN New York "Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer was ejected in the second inning Saturday for throwing at Alex Rodriguez in apparent retaliation for the Yankees scoring six runs, including two long home runs. Oberholtzer, who had trouble with the strike zone during his short outing, missed Rodriguez with the..." June 28

  • What Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit owner demands from Yankees

    Newark Star-Ledger "The man who snagged Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit will give the ball to the Yankees, but only if they meet his demands, he told NJ Advance Media early Tuesday morning. Zack Hample, 37, of Manhattan, said his chief concern is that the Yankees make a sizable donation to a charity he's worked with..." June 24

  • Man who caught Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit says he may return ball

    SI "Zach Hample, the man who caught the ball from Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit, told SI Now that he and the New York Yankees may be able to work out a deal for the baseball. “I am planning on meeting again with the Yankees soon,” Hample said. “And I am contemplating a scenario where they and A-Rod..." June 23

  • Notorious ball hawking fan has own plan for A-Rod's 3,000th hit

    New York Post "Alex Rodriguez is doing a great job of reaching milestones this season, but he’s not having much luck collecting keepsakes. Zack Hample, who said he had caught over 8,000 balls at major league stadiums before he came up with Rodriguez’s 3,000th hit in the first inning on Friday when it landed..." June 20

  • Alex Rodriguez makes history with homer for 3,000th hit

    New York Post "Alex Rodriguez needed one swing to become the 29th player in history to reach 3,000 hits Friday night at Yankee Stadium. That he did it with a first-inning homer off former Cy Young winner Justin Verlander added to the historical moment. Brett Gardner opened with a single to center off..." June 20

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    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    Alex Rodriguez: gets his 3,000th career hit the same way Derek Jeter did ... with a HR

  • Fans, teammates loudly, crudely show A-Rod all the love

    New York Post "Enjoy every day. Change your attitude. Change your life. No one has made more of a third chance than Alex Rodriguez. And boy, has the worm ever turned. A-Rod is sitting on 2,999 hits after picking up two singles in the Yankees’ 9-4 drubbing of the Marlins Thursday night at a raucous..." June 19

  • Tension starts to mount as A-Rod nears 3,000-hit milestone

    New York Post "History is getting closer. Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees returned home Wednesday after a dismal 1-4 road trip with a milestone well within reach, and the star-crossed designated hitter moved closer to attaining it. Rodriguez moved to within three hits of 3,000 with a pair of singles in the..." June 18

  • Report: A-Rod turned down Yankees’ offer to pay HR bonus to charity

    New York Daily News "In his ever-percolating home run milestone grievance with the Yankees — which was expected to come to a head Saturday but was pushed back until Monday — Alex Rodriguez’s silence is deafening. A face-saving olive branch from the Yankees has been out there for a while, but A-Rod, on the advice of..." June 15

  • Unexpectedly, Alex Rodriguez has exceeded expectations

    Boston Globe "Each day, Alex Rodriguez surprises himself. He surprises the Yankees. There was little chance last winter that what has happened would happen. There were reports that Rodriguez would break down in spring training. There were others that indicated the Yankees would find a way to make him..." June 15

  • Alex Rodriguez records another milestone with 2,000th RBI

    Sporting News "Alex Rodriguez has added another illustrious MLB milestone to his collection this season. With his sixth-inning home run that drove in third baseman Chase Headley on Saturday night, Rodriguez reached 2,000 career RBIs. He trails Hank Aaron by 296 RBIs for the all-time record, but at 39..." June 14

  • A-Rod 8 hits away from reaching 3,000

    The Score "Alex Rodriguez continues his ascent up the all-time leaderboards. With his RBI double in a 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, Rodriguez closed in on the illustrious 3,000-hit club after going hitless in 11 previous at-bats." June 11

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