Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:19:39 -0800
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez projects to have limited at-bats as the designated hitter against left-handed pitching.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:45:42 -0800
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez's days as an everyday infielder are over, according to general manager Brian Cashman, and Cashman hopes Rodriguez can serve as the team's full-time designated hitter moving forward. 3B Chase Headley will be the starting third baseman. "Even before the suspension, he wasn't the same player at third base on the defensive or offensive side," Cashman said.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:22:56 -0800
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez is slated to be the full-time designated hitter with the re-signing of 3B Chase Headley. 3B/2B Martin Prado will shift to second base.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:14:32 -0800
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez is not currently at the weight the team wants him to be when he reports to spring training. "Like all our players, you have a report weight we're hopeful that they hit," general manager Brian Cashman said. "He's approaching that. He's not at that spring training weight that we desire just yet. But there was progress, and he continues to tweak -- Matt continues to tweak his conditioning program."
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:31 -0800
Free-agent 3B Chase Headley (Yankees) is a high priority for the team this year, despite the impending return of 3B Alex Rodriguez. The Yankees don't think Rodriguez will be able to play third base on a daily basis next season, according to a source. Headley played in 58 games for the Yankees this year after being acquired in a midseason trade. The source said the Yanks "are looking at Headley to start at third, play some DH, and back up (the oft-injured) Mark Teixeira at first base."
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:35:10 -0800
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez admitted to performance-enhancing drug use in January to DEA agents that granted him immunity. The Miami Herald reviewed a 15-page synopsis of Rodriguez's meeting with the feds. According to a written "report of investigation," Rodriguez admitted paying Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch for supplies of testosterone cream, lozenges laced with testosterone (aka "gummies") and human growth hormone injections. "Rodriguez injected the HGH into his stomach," the DEA report stated. "Rodriguez said Bosch told him the HGH would help with sleep, weight, hair growth, eyesight and muscle recovery." Rodriguez also described how Bosch gave the ballplayer "tips on how to beat MLB's drug testing," according to the DEA report.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:30:43 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez officially has been reinstated from the restricted list following the completion of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29. He missed the entire 2014 season while being suspended following MLB's investigation of the Biogenesis case. Rodriguez has three years and $61 million remaining on his contract.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:18:51 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez was approached by manager Joe Girardi about playing first base at times next season.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:44:29 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez cannot be counted on to play third base daily, according to general manager Brian Cashman. Cashman noted the team has contingency plans.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:38:14 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez will not be guaranteed a starting spot when he returns next season, according to manager Joe Girardi. Rodriguez will be removed from the restricted list at the end of the World Series. "Do we expect him to be a player on our team? Absolutely," Girardi said. "Do we expect him to play third base? Yes, (but) in fairness we have to see where he is at."