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A-Rod homers in Yanks' spring training loss

By The Sports Network, 1 month 6 days ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since returning from a year-long suspension during the New York Yankees' 10-4 spring-training loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Rodriguez belted a 3-1 pitch from Brandon Workman over the left-center field wall to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning, part of a 1-for-2 day at the plate for the controversial three...

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Odubel Herrera went 3-for-4 with three stolen bases and scored two runs as the Philadelphia Phillies topped the New York Yankees 3-1 in Alex Rodriguez's spring training debut. Rodriguez, who missed all of last season due to a PED suspension, batted second and served as the designated hitter on Wednesday. He singled off Phillies starter Kevin Slowey in the...

New York Yankees 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Yankees committed almost $500 million to new players before 2014, yet their record actually got worse. Their first multi-year playoff drought of the wild card era seems likely to stretch to three years in 2015. The Yankees, as usual, have the flashy names and the gaudy payroll, but they again won’t have the elite-level production to go with it. Almost all of their important players are...

Alex Rodriguez: A Con Man Returns to Baseball

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Alex Rodriguez asked for this. Remember that. On Feb. 17, 2009, upon reporting to the Yankees’ spring training camp for the first time as an admitted steroid cheat, Rodriguez told a packed news conference, with typical grandiosity: “The only thing I ask from this group today and the American people is to judge me from this day forward. That’s all I can ask for.” Well...

Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos in 2015

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Brand equity. Brand awareness. Brand image. These are all economic terms that overlap, exist in a nebulous world and don’t directly impact the bean counters.  As the media world has grown over the last half century, so has the understanding of concepts like advertising, marketing and, of course, branding. So things like tag lines — “I’m loving it” or...

A-Rrives: Rodriguez reports to spring training

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rodriguez might be trying to show a less combative side, as the most controversial player currently on a major league roster reported to New York Yankees spring training -- three days before position players are required to report. The 39-year-old veteran arrived at the Yankees minor league facility in the early afternoon on Monday and was later fielding...

A-Rod apologizes to fans

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rodriguez has released an apology to fans as he prepares to return to baseball after a year-long suspension for his role in the Biogenesis scandal. In a hand-written letter, posted on MLB.com and various other outlets, Rodriguez said he was responsible for his actions and was ready to resume playing baseball with the New York Yankees. Rodriguez had met with...

Yanks to retire numbers of Pettitte, Williams, Posada

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 weeks ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees announced on Monday that Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada -- three esteemed contributors to the franchise's most recent run of success -- will have their numbers retired and a plaque dedicated to them in Monument Park during the upcoming season. The trio, who helped define a run of four World Series victories in a five-...

A-Rod apologizes to Yankees' brass

By The Sports Network, 2 months 4 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rodriguez met with New York Yankees ownership and other team officials Tuesday and offered an apology for his actions over the past few years. A joint statement was released after the meeting, which included Yankees general partner Hal Steinbrenner, president Randy Levine, general manager Brian Cashman, assistant GM Jean Afterman, Rodriguez and his...

Yankees avoid arbitration with Nova

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees and pitcher Ivan Nova agreed to terms on a contract for the upcoming season, the team announced Wednesday. According to the New York Post, Nova will earn $3.3 million in 2015. The arbitration-eligible right-hander had the same salary last season, in which he was limited to just four starts before undergoing Tommy John surgery in late April...