Major League Baseball’s evidence against Alex Rodriguez is so weak he shouldn’t serve even one inning of his 211-game suspension, the lawyer for the Yankees slugger said Monday.
A hobbled Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 win over Kansas City.
The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”
Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major League Baseball plans to expand its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they’ve never had in an effort to dramatically reduce the number of incorrect calls made in games.
“I’m like ‘Did anybody just see this?’ this guy is unbelievable, he’s a lot of fun.”
The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.
Fans who made the trek to Cleveland Thursday night to see the Tigers weren’t just treated to a staggering win. They also learned a new song.
The Major League Baseball Players Association formally appealed Alex Rodriguez’s 211-game suspension Wednesday, sending the case to an independent arbitrator.
There is little argument that Jhonny Peralta makes the Tigers better when he is in the lineup. The bigger question is — At what price?
Baseball America recently released its “MLB 2013 Best Tools” list, and the Detroit Tigers are all over it, with players – and manager Jim Leyland – placing in the top three of 10 categories.