Well, this is an interesting turn of events.
Major League Baseball and the Player’s Association wanted Alex Rodriguez‘s case dismissed. Today was the day that A-Rod’s side was supposed to respond and instead, they filed their own dismissal.
Yeah, I don’t know what’s going on either.
He also withdrew the “witch hunt” lawsuit that was filed against Bud Selig in October.
According to some of the brilliant legal minds I follow on Twitter, this could mean a couple of things.
1) A-Rod realized he had no chance of getting his suspension overturned and is saving himself time and money.
2) He’s going to be re-filing a new and improved lawsuit.
And an update: According to an email from A-Rod’s lawyer, he is dropping all of the lawsuits, won’t be re-filing and is accepting the suspension as is.
Here’s MLB’s statement on the matter:
“We have been informed that Alex Rodriguez has reached the prudent decision to end all of the litigation related to the Biogenesis matter.…