So the meeting between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez that the Daily News I-Team said wasn't happening, happened earlier today. Here's the official statement which was a joint statement from Hal Steinbrenner, New York Yankees Managing General Partner/Co-Chairperson; Randy Levine, New York Yankees President; Brian Cashman, New York Yankees Senior Vice President, General Manager; Jean Afterman, New York Yankees Senior Vice President, Assistant General Manager; Alex Rodriguez, and Jim Sharp, Legal Counsel to Alex Rodriguez:
“Today we held a meeting at Yankee Stadium between Hal Steinbrenner, Randy Levine, Brian Cashman, Jean Afterman, Alex Rodriguez and Jim Sharp. Alex initiated the meeting and apologized to the organization for his actions over the past several years.
“There was an honest and frank discussion on all of the issues. As far as the Yankees are concerned, the next step is to play baseball in spring training.”