Suspension in A-Rod’s future?

From ESPN (1050 New York):

1050 ESPN New York has learned, it is possible that Alex Rodriguez could be suspended by the Commissioner’s Office depending on what MLB investigators were to find out about A-Rod’s relationship with shady trainer Angel Presinal. The Daily News reports that Presinal has traveled with Rodriguez in recent seasons. Presinal...

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CC has the flu…

From Bryan Hoch:

Sabathia had been scheduled to pitch to hitters for the second time this spring at 11:55 a.m. on Field 2 of the George M. Steinbrenner Field training complex.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that Sabathia wanted to throw the session but vomited and was permitted to leave camp.

The “vomit” bit was probably unnecessary,...

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Carsten > Karstens

From the Bradenton Herald:

A new uniform results in new opportunities for guys such as Karstens and Ohlendorf — unlike the pitchers’ previous employer, Pittsburgh is unlikely to throw truckloads of money to free-agent pitchers such as CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett.

“It’s two different organizations — one’s going in a route to buy it, one’s...

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Damon and Nady struggling financially?

From Ken Rosenthal (FOX Sports):

Johnny Damon, earning $13 million this season, cannot pay his bills.

Xavier Nady, earning $6.55 million, cannot purchase an apartment in New York.

The Stanford Financial Group scandal extends to Major League Baseball.

The issues facing Damon and Nady — both New York Yankees outfielders and both clients of agent Scott Boras —...

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Yankees and the World Baseball Classic

Chad Jennings checks in with the list of Yankees that are on WBC provisional rosters, as well as his thoughts on their participation/opting out. The list of players:

Alfredo Aceves
Melky Cabrera
Robinson Cano
Frank Cervelli
Derek Jeter
Kai Liu and Zhenwang Zhang
Damaso Marte
Edwar Ramirez
Alex Rodriguez
Jahdiel Santamaria
Jorge Vazquez
Jose Veras


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A-Rod, Ortiz & Pedro Linked To Roid Trainer

According to a story NY Daily News released today, an infamous “steroid-linked trainer” spent the entire 2007 season in close proximity to Alex Rodriguez during his MVP year.

The article also links the trainer to such star players as Vladimir Guerrero, Pedro Martinez and David Ortiz, who only days earlier talked tough about implementing harsher penalties for...

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