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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Yankees’ Cashman: A-Rod needs to shed a few pounds | New York Post

I thought he was working out like a mad man?

Nobody expected Alex Rodriguez to turn into a tub of goo while suspended for the 2014 season, but he has a few pounds to shed to hit the weight the Yankees have told him to report at when spring training opens in late February.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 11, 2014 at 08:43 AM | 51 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez, yankees

Friday, November 14, 2014

Pettitte: Come clean, Alex

“Just get everything out,” Pettitte said Thursday night at Chelsea Piers, where he was to be a guest of honor at Joe Torre’s annual Safe at Home charity dinner. “Everything has to be out, otherwise it seems like something’s always chasing you around. That’s just the best way to do things, I think, the easiest way to do things.”

odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: November 14, 2014 at 01:53 AM | 20 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez

Monday, November 10, 2014

The idea of popping A-Rod for “distribution” requires an awful lot of magical thinking | HardballTalk

This is right in Craig Calcaterra’s wheelhouse.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 10, 2014 at 09:26 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Alex Rodriguez’s future more uncertain than ever - The Boston Globe

Nick Cafardo’s Boston Globe baseball column.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 09, 2014 at 02:01 PM | 35 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez, red sox, yankees

Friday, November 07, 2014

Carmen Sucart says A-Rod “is the devil” and that he peed on their floor to send a message

An “evil” Alex Rodriguez urinated on the floor of his cousin’s home to send a message and mark his territory, Yuri Sucart’s wife told the Daily News Thursday in an explosive interview.

Carmen Sucart, whose husband, Yuri Sucart, is A-Rod’s estranged cousin and alleged steroid mule, blasted Rodriguez for accusing her deathly ill husband of trying to extort the troubled Yankee superstar.

Good cripple hitter Posted: November 07, 2014 at 03:35 PM | 78 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez, demonic urination, wtf

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Alex Rodriguez really, really wanted to be a Red Sox - Over the Monster

Alex, Alex, Alex! It’s always about Alex!!

Jim Furtado Posted: November 05, 2014 at 02:51 PM | 22 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez, rangers, red sox, yankees

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez paid cousin Yuri Sucart nearly $1 million to keep quiet about his PED use - NY Daily News

Hey, Arod’s back.

Hell hath no fury like a cousin scorned.

Alex Rodriguez’s infamous “Cousin Yuri Sucart” threatened to expose the Yankee superstar’s doping secrets unless the scandal-ridden slugger coughed up “enormous sums of money,” according to court papers filed last week in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Rodriguez caved, entering into a confidential settlement with Sucart on June 5, 2013, agreeing to pay Sucart one $700,000 payment for his silence, in addition to three more payments made to Sucart that totalled $200,000.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 04, 2014 at 06:53 PM | 37 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez, yankees

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Investigator: I Warned Major League Baseball Not to Buy Stolen Records

Will Rob Manfred get indicted for lying under oath?

ReggieThomasLives Posted: October 15, 2014 at 09:58 PM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez, biogenesis, rob manfred

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Untold and Insanely Weird Story of A-Rod’s Doping Habits (and why MLB quietly banned EPO, cycling’s drug of choice)

Rodriguez told Bosch that he wanted him to speak with Conte on the phone and hear out the rival self-proclaimed sports chemist’s ideas.

It was a meeting of the doping scientists, likely rife with professional jealousy, and an eager patient at the ready. We now know what Bosch says came next: a doping protocol possibly unprecedented in baseball, further lies and, ultimately, another lesson learned by MLB.

...this reads like fan-fic.

Heinie Mantush (Krusty) Posted: July 30, 2014 at 11:03 AM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: a-rod, alex rodriguez, balco, epo, peds, steroids

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Report: A-Rod used banned PEDs with MLB’s permission in 2007 MVP season

Before the 2007 season, Rodriguez asked for permission to use testosterone, which has been banned by baseball since 2003. The (independent program administrator) in ’07 was Bryan W. Smith, a High Point, N.C., physician. (Baseball did not yet have the advisory medical panel.) On Feb. 16, 2007, two days before Rodriguez reported to spring training, Smith granted the exemption, allowing Rodriguez to use testosterone all season.

The exemption was revealed in a transcript of Rodriguez’s fall 2013 grievance hearing. During that proceeding, MLB entered into evidence several exemptions applied for by Rodriguez during his Yankees tenure. In his testimony, MLB chief operating officer Rob Manfred called testosterone “the mother of all anabolics” and said that exemptions for the substance are “very rare,” partly because “some people who have been involved in this field feel that with a young male, healthy young male, the most likely cause of low testosterone requiring this type of therapy would be prior steroid abuse.”

So maybe there’s something to ARod fighting his suspension after all.

TDF, situational idiot Posted: July 02, 2014 at 03:44 PM | 54 comment(s)
  Beats: alex rodriguez, peds

 

 

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