If you couldn’t tell, we’ve held off mentioning Alex Rodriguez‘ name over the last couple of days. Why you ask? There isn’t enough information to analyze it. This blog prides itself on analyzing hard data and credible news stories, and neither fall into the category of the recent PED news. With that said, this Rodriguez bubble has grown, and real MLB investigations are beginning, so perhaps it’s time that we step away from our usual statistical analysis.
Over the last couple of days, an article came out naming a few athletes involved in a PED investigation, Rodriguez being the biggest name. The third baseman, and just about everyone else named, denied the rumors. Now we have speculation about how the Yankees could get out of the $114 million left on his contract.
As far as we know, the actual evidence that exists are a few baseball players names in this doctor’s journal. This is largely the reason why this story isn’t a big deal.… Click here to read the rest