There are a lot of words you could use to describe the back-and-forth mud slinging in the media between Alex Rodriguez‘s legal camp and Major League Baseball right now. Hilarious, ridiculous, and pathetic are a few that come mind. But how about problematic? While the verbal haymakers being thrown don’t appear to have much impact on the Yankees as a team, the dragging out of the process is going to become a big problem now that the offseason and free agency have started.
Who knows what’s going to happen with Alex’s “witch hunt” lawsuit against MLB. I’m sure he and his lawyers thought filing it would help strengthen their suspension appeal case, but with the way things are going between both sides in the media you have to think the arbitrator won’t be swayed too much by it. The real concern from the Yankees’ perspective is the appeal hearing and the still lengthy amount of time until it starts again. Continue reading A-Rod’s Offseason Battles Starting To Hinder The Yankees’ Offseason Plans