New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez dropped a lawsuit challenging his full-season suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs, signaling his possible acceptance of the punishment as his team prepares to begin spring training next week.
Next month, as New York Yankees pitchers and catchers report for spring training, lawyers for suspended third baseman Alex Rodriguez will be in federal court defending their lawsuit against Major League Baseball, a judge ruled.
Alex Rodriguez will sit out a full Major League Baseball season for violating the sport’s performance-enhancing-drug policy after an independent arbitrator reduced his original 211-game ban on an appeal by the New York Yankees third baseman.
Alex Rodriguez will sit out the entire 2014 season for violating Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing-drug policy, after an independent arbitrator reduced his original 211-game ban on an appeal.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball to overturn his suspension for the 2014 season after arbitrators found “clear and convincing evidence” that he used performance-enhancing drugs.
Alex Rodriguez will forfeit $25 million in base salary while suspended from Major League Baseball for the 2014 season. The longest drug-related ban in the sport’s history will cost him more than that in missed bonuses and lost endorsements, sports marketers said.