Alex Rodriguez RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Yankees have not discussed releasing Alex Rodriguez

    New York Daily News "The Yankees are not about to pay Alex Rodriguez $28 million to go away. While the slumping designated hitter did meet with Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, the Daily News has learned that there haven’t been discussions of the Bombers releasing A-Rod. Rodriguez, who will turn 41 next week,..." July 24

  • A-Rod, Yankees have 'positive' talk amid reports of possible release

    ESPN "Amid media reports that the Yankees are considering releasing Alex Rodriguez and eating the approximately $28 million remaining on his contract, sources told ESPN that Rodriguez and team owner Hal Steinbrenner met and spoke Friday before the team's 3-2 win over the San Francisco..." July 23

  • Report: Yankees have thought about cutting A-Rod and Mark Teixeira

    CBS Sports "The expectation with the Yankees, who are now five back in the Wild Card (and six back in the division), is that they'll still trade Aroldis Chapman and perhaps a few others by the deadline. But those might not be the most drastic moves made in New York over the coming weeks. According to Jon..." July 21

  • A-Rod practicing to become first-base option "Between his three American League MVP Awards, two Gold Gloves, 10 Silver Sluggers and membership in the exclusive 3,000 hit, 600 home run and 40-40 season clubs, Alex Rodriguez has done just about everything a baseball player can do. But even at 40 years old, A-Rod still has one more thing to..." July 16

  • A-Rod will spend the All-Star break learning first base

    CBS Sports "The vast majority of players use the All-Star break as a chance to unwind with their families. They take a quick little vacation or just spend time at home, something they very rarely get to do during the long 162-game season. Alex Rodriguez has different plans. The Yankees DH is going to spend..." July 12

  • A-Rod predicts baseball will be No. 1 sport in 5-10 years

    The Score "Alex Rodriguez believes Major League Baseball is on the verge of a resurgence. "When I grew up, baseball was the number one sport," Rodriguez told reporters Monday. "I'm making a prediction that in the next 5-10 years we're going to become number one again. I really feel that way. Already (MLB..." June 21

  • Does the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez have a last act?

    ESPN "Alex Rodriguez already won his comeback tour. After breaking the PED rules and acting dishonorably in his fight to skirt judgment, Rodriguez returned from his season-long timeout last year and was perceived as a pariah. You know the rest. A-Rod hit so much and acted so contrite that he ended up..." June 01

  • A-Rod's daughter reveals the craziest thing he's ever done

    The Score "Alex Rodriguez's eight-year-old daughter, Ella, was asked to share some candid facts about her famous dad as part of a "Parent's Day" assignment for school. Ella got her dad's age wrong (he's 40, not 43), but did share some interesting things. For example, the craziest thing the New York..." May 28

  • Alex Rodriguez has refined his mechanics and his bat flips

    Yahoo! Sports "You have to give Alex Rodriguez credit. Every time we think the end is getting near, he comes back to prove there's still some fuel left in his tank. That's exactly what he's attempting to prove again after missing three weeks with a hamstring injury, and so far anyway the results are..." May 28

  • A-Rod to return to Yankees on Thursday

    The Score "The New York Yankees will soon have their designated hitter back. Manager Joe Girardi told reporters that Alex Rodriguez will return to the team for Thursday's series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays. The 40-year-old has been sidelined since the beginning of May with a strained right..." May 25

  • Change of plans: A-Rod rehabbing in Trenton tonight

    The Journal News "Scratch that. Turns out, Alex Rodriguez won't be activated tonight after all. Instead of putting A-Rod in tonight' big league lineup, the Yankees are sending their designated hitter to Trenton for a rehab assignment. There is no word on how many games he's expected to play or why exactly the..." May 24

  • A-Rod to return from DL on Tuesday

    The Score "Alex Rodriguez, who hasn't played since early May due to a hamstring strain, is poised to be activated from the disabled list Tuesday when the New York Yankees open a three-game set against the Toronto Blue Jays in the Bronx, manager Joe Girardi told reporters Saturday. Though the Yankees..." May 21

  • Alex Rodriguez hopeful for return to Yankees lineup next week

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez isn’t eligible to come off the disabled list until next Thursday, but the designated hitter is optimistic that he’ll be ready to go when that day comes. “That’s the hope,” Rodriguez said Thursday after doing a number of running drills to test his strained right hamstring. “I’ll..." May 13

  • A-Rod: Ortiz is MLB's version of Magic Johnson

    ESPN "There is supposed to be hate, but there is only love. The retiring David Ortiz -- probably the face of the end of "the Curse" in Boston -- should be loathed by the Yankees. But he is not. Even the only Yankee he has publicly beefed with, Alex Rodriguez, expresses admiration for Ortiz. A-Rod..." May 08

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    ROSTER MOVES: Placed DH Alex Rodriguez on the 15-day DL w/ a strained right hamstring, recalled LHP James Pazos from @swbrailriders

  • Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Disabled List With Hamstring Injury

    New York Times "Less than 24 hours after limping off the field during the Yankees’ latest defeat, Alex Rodriguez was placed on the disabled list on Wednesday with a hamstring injury, the latest blow to a team that finds itself stuck in last place in the American League East. Rodriguez, who turns 41 in July,..." May 04

  • A-Rod to undergo MRI after departing with hamstring injury

    The Score "New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez will undergo an MRI after injuring his right hamstring during the fifth inning of Tuesday's series opener against the Baltimore Orioles, manager Joe Girardi told reporters after his club's 4-1 loss. Rodriguez, who missed a couple games last week due to..." May 04

  • Alex Rodriguez heats up while rest of Yankees remain ice cold

    New York Daily News "It was a lost weekend at Fenway Park as the Yankees were swept away by the Red Sox, but if you’re looking for a silver lining, Alex Rodriguez certainly provided it. A-Rod went 2-for-4 with a home run and a double, driving in four of the Yankees’ seven runs in the loss. It was his second homer..." May 02

  • 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.

  • 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