Stories tagged: Alex Rodriguez
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
MLB Notes: A-Rod starts new role as minor league instructor in Tampa
A-Rod arrived Friday at the Yankees’ minor league complex in Tampa to work with prospects taking part in instructional league.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
Baseball notebook: Paxton to miss start, DL is possibility
James Paxton’s status is back on hold in terms of rejoining the Mariners’ rotation. Paxton was scratched from his scheduled Tuesday start after reporting some forearm soreness prior to Monday’s …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
Baseball notes: A-Rod doubles in Yanks’ finale
His tribute ended by a storm, Alex Rodriguez began his final game with the New York Yankees by hitting a run-scoring double in the first inning Friday night.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Alex Rodriguez to play final major league game next Friday
Ready or not, Alex Rodriguez will play his final game in pinstripes this week.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Yankees announce Sunday news conference with Alex Rodriguez
The New York Yankees announced they will hold a news conference with Alex Rodriguez before Sunday’s game against Cleveland.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
Baseball notes: Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal
Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
Yankees concerned about Mark Teixeira’s health
Sat., May 21, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
Marlins’ Stanton mired in deep slump
Miami Marlins cleanup hitter Giancarlo Stanton and batting coach Barry Bonds spent more than half an hour together before Friday’s game against Washington trying to solve the Stanton’s slump.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
MLB Notes: Yankees place Alex Rodriguez on DL with hamstring injury
Alex Rodriguez was placed on the 15-day list with a strained hamstring.
Sun., April 17, 2016, 6:57 p.m.
A-Rod homers after lineup shuffle to end 0-for-19 skid
Alex Rodriguez homered on the first pitch he saw Sunday, ending his hitless skid immediately after he was dropped three spots to sixth in the New York Yankees’ batting order. …
Sun., April 17, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Yankees’ bullpen preserves 4-3 win over Mariners
The Mariners stayed away from the back end of New York’s vaunted bullpen in winning the first two games of their weekend series at Yankee Stadium.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
A-Rod says he could change his mind
Alex Rodriguez says he could change his mind and play beyond 2017, but the New York Yankees slugger repeated his current intent is to quit after two more seasons.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Alex Rodriguez says he’ll retire after 2017 season
Alex Rodriguez has this year and next season remaining on his Yankees contract. And when it expires, he’ll be finished playing baseball – at age 42.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Palmquist column: Photo will always have special meaning
It stung to see Junior leave the Northwest. Still, I always kept an eye on his stats and silently rooted for his success.
UPDATED: Fri., July 17, 2015, 8:19 p.m.
A-Rod homers late, Mariners lose 7th straight to Yankees
NEW YORK — Hoping to spur his team after a sluggish first half, manager Lloyd McClendon gathered the Mariners for a full-squad workout five hours before gametime at Yankee Stadium.
Sat., June 20, 2015
A-Rod’s 3000th hit is a home run
NEW YORK – After everything he’s encountered, Alex Rodriguez broke into a big smile – all the way around the bases. Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and the …
Sat., June 20, 2015
Fan with A-Rod’s milestone ball won’t give it back
NEW YORK – The fan at Yankee Stadium who wound up with the ball from the 3,000th hit by Alex Rodriguez doesn’t plan to give it back. Zack Hample describes …
UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2015, 6:34 p.m.
Alex Rodriguez homers for 3,000th hit; 29th player to get it
NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases Friday night, the highlight so far in what’s become a resurgent …
Fri., June 19, 2015
A-Rod one away from 3,000th hit
Alex Rodriguez is one hit away from becoming the 29th player to reach No. 3,000. He’ll get his chance at Yankee Stadium against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers ( …
Sun., June 14, 2015
A-Rod tops 2,000 RBIs
Alex Rodriguez has joined Hank Aaron as the only players in major league history with 2,000 career RBIs. Rodriguez hit a two-run homer Saturday night for the New York Yankees …
Thu., May 28, 2015
Alex Rodriguez breaks Lou Gehrig’s A.L. record for career runs batted in
Alex Rodriguez checked off another age-old milestone in a comeback season that’s surpassing almost anyone’s expectations. The three-time MVP hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig’s American League record …
Sun., May 3, 2015
MLB notes: Yankees say no to A-Rod’s bonus
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says the team doesn’t plan to pay a $6 million bonus to Alex Rodriguez for his 660th home run. Cashman spoke Saturday before …
Sun., April 19, 2015
MLB notes: Alex Rodriguez starts season on hot streak
Alex Rodriguez is the first one to admit it. He is surprised by his start this season after missing all of last year while serving a drug suspension. Rodriguez is …
Tue., April 7, 2015
A-Rod has uneventful return to Yankees after one-year suspension
Alex Rodriguez listened to the cheers and waved his cap. He worked out an eight-pitch walk, lined an opposite-field single into right field and flied out. A-Rod was back with …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2015
Alex Rodriguez reports early to Yankees training camp
Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees following a season-long suspension, arriving three days ahead of schedule. Rodriguez arrived shortly before 1 p.m. Monday at the team’s minor league …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
A-Rod gives apology but no explanation ahead of return
NEW YORK – It appears the only place Alex Rodriguez might detail his drug use is on a witness stand. The ever controversial New York Yankees star decided against holding …
Wed., Feb. 11, 2015
Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees, apologizes for actions
Alex Rodriguez has met with the New York Yankees and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension. The team said in …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
South Carolina’s top-ranked women’s team improves to 19-0
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Freshman A’ja Wilson scored 18 points, Tiffany Mitchell added 16 points and Alaina Coates had 12 points and 11 rebounds as No. 1 South Carolina remained unbeaten with …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014
Yankees sign third-baseman Chase Headley; Alex Rodriguez a man without a position
Alex Rodriguez appears to be returning to the New York Yankees as a man without a position. Chase Headley agreed Monday to a $52 million, four-year contract and said the …
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014
Lawyer: Alex Rodriguez admitted steroids use to DEA
MIAMI – A lawyer for the University of Miami’s former pitching coach said Wednesday that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids supplied by the owner of a …