The dust has mostly settled following Alex Rodriguez‘s record 162-game suspension. Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz’s ruling was announced 10 days ago, and since then A-Rod’s camp has filed suit seeking an injuction that would overturn the suspension. Both MLB and the MLB Players’ Association were named in the suit.

According to Jeff Passan and Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, several union members — Rodriguez’s fellow players — asked whether he could be expelled from the MLBPA following the lawsuit. Here are some details:

On a conference call of perhaps 40 players and board members held Jan. 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., outraged union members repeatedly requested that Rodriguez be expelled, sources said. Following a roll call of players present on the line, according to one participant and another familiar with the call, the first player to speak asked bluntly: Can we kick him out of the union?

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