Joel Rosario http://wamc.org en Rodriguez's Lawyer Calls Letter A "Publicity Stunt" http://wamc.org/post/rodriguezs-lawyer-calls-letter-publicity-stunt <p>In baseball news, a lawyer for Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has declined Major League Baseball's challenge to make public evidence that led to the 211-game suspension.</p><p>The MLB executive vice president wrote to lawyer Joseph Tacopina Monday, urging him to waive his client's confidentiality. The letter was revealed on NBC's “Today Show.”</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 12:09:27 +0000 Jaired Crofut 71783 at http://wamc.org Rodriguez's Lawyer Calls Letter A "Publicity Stunt" Derek Jeter Returns In Style, Homers His First Pitch http://wamc.org/post/derek-jeter-returns-style-homers-his-first-pitch <p>In baseball news, Derek Jeter homered on the first pitch he saw to give the Yankees a jolt in his return from the disabled list and Alfonso Soriano made the captain a winner with a game-ending single that lifted New York over&nbsp; Tampa Bay 6-5 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.</p><p>The Red Sox are back atop the American League East after winning the rubber match of their three-game series in Baltimore. Jon Lester picked up his 10th win by allowing four hits over seven innings of their 5-0 shutout of the Orioles.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:45:54 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70215 at http://wamc.org Derek Jeter Returns In Style, Homers His First Pitch Yankees To Discipline A-Rod For 2nd Medical Opinion http://wamc.org/post/yankees-discipline-rod-2nd-medical-opinion <p>In baseball news, already a target of Major League Baseball's drug investigation, third baseman Alex Rodriguez angered the Yankees when he obtained a second medical opinion on his strained left quadriceps this week. The Yankees intend to discipline him, most likely with a fine.</p><p>Checking the scoreboard, the Yankees split their four game series with the Rangers after a 2-0 victory. Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs have pulled Alfonso Soriano from the lineup and a trade to send the outfielder to the Yankees is about almost complete.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:42:13 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70058 at http://wamc.org Yankees To Discipline A-Rod For 2nd Medical Opinion A-Rod And Yankees At Odds Over Return http://wamc.org/post/rod-and-yankees-odds-over-return <p></p><p>In baseball news, facing the threat of a lifetime ban for the alleged use of performance enhancing drugs, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez says he is ready to return and wants to play Friday in the game against the Rays.</p><p>On Wednesday Rodriguez sought a second medical opinion on his leg injury from Dr. Michael Gross who initially said that his reading of the MRI showed no damage to Rodriguez's quad that should keep him off the field. It was later revealed that Gross did not examine Rodriguez.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:50:07 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69969 at http://wamc.org A-Rod And Yankees At Odds Over Return