So it turns out A-Rod used steroids, just like at least 103 other players in 2003, and I’m not surprised. I think I would’ve been more surprised if he played his whole career and came back with clean tests all the way. After all, baseball has created a culture of “Do anything possible to stay [...]
In sitting down with ESPN’s Peter Gammons, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez admitted Monday to using performance-enhancing drugs. In 2007, he lied to Katie Couric on 60 Minutes about his past steroid use.
Alex Rodriguez admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with ESPN’s Peter Gammons Monday. In 2007, he told Katie Couric of CBS’s 60 Minutes that he never used steroids and felt he was “never over-matched on the baseball field.” It turns out, he flat-out lied.
Alex Rodriguez, who anonymously tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003 admitted to ESPN’s Peter Gammons of past steroid abuse dating back to 2001. Rodriguez joined the Rangers in 2001 after signing a then-record 10-year, $252 million deal. In A-Rod’s words: “When I arrived in Texas in 2001, I felt an enormous amount of pressure, [...]
This could be the big tamale. CNNSI.com is reporting they’ve received word from four independent sources that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for an anabolic steroid and testosterone in 2003 – which happened to be an MVP season. Arod was on a list of 104 players who tested positive for steroids in 2003, but while the [...]
When Joe Torre was not brought back to be manager of the New York Yankees after the 2007 season, the common perception was that Joe was wrongly ousted from town; he was a good guy and that the organization had done him wrong. Joe, after all, was the quiet, calm guy who seemed to guide [...]
OK, OK, I know what you’re thinking. Why the hell am I doing a draft preview for baseball now? Well frankly, I can do what I want but, that’s not the point. Let’s not lie to ourselves. As soon as the regular season ended, you were already planning your first round draft pick for next [...]
One week is done in the fantasy playoffs, and in the majority of leagues there’s just four teams left. There were some major stories around baseball this past week that may have a major effect on your rosters. Here’s the top headlines of the week. Carlos Quentin to Undergo Surgery Chicago White Sox OF Carlos [...]
Alex Rodriguez has had quite the past few days. He was selected by the fans to his 12th All-Star Game. He hit his 536th career homer tying Yankees Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle for 13th all-time. He’s…… getting divorced?? Rumors and whispers of an adulterous relationship with Madonna came to head on Monday when A-Rod’s [...]
View: (AL Roster | NL Roster) Hey, maybe Alex Rodriguez isn’t the most hated man in Major League Baseball. A-Rod officially won the popular vote for the All-Star Game for the second-straight season, and will start for the American League. Joining him will be seven members of the Red Sox: OF Manny Ramirez (elected), DH [...]
Today’s game was a classic pitchers’ duel that saw Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson at the wrong end. Despite giving up only two runs, Masterson pitched another good game, but Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina pitched a better one. Masterson pitched six innings giving up two runs on six hits with two strikeouts and two walks. [...]
The Red Sox continued to their winning ways against the Yankees and took game two of this four-game weekend series in the Bronx, winning 6-4. Mike Lowell and Kevin Youkilis provided the offense today with a home run and a strange triple. Josh Beckett also pitched a decent game for his eighth win of the [...]
Before the Red Sox and Yankees took the field, the umpires told the pitchers to serve up fat pitches all game. OK, so that really didn’t happen, but it might as well have as the Yankees beat the Sox 15-9. Sox starter Clay Buchholz was shelled, allowing seven earned runs in just 3 2/3 innings. He [...]
The Red Sox really needed a big win against their rival New York Yankees to ensure they wouldn’t remain in the basement of the AL East. On the mound for the Sox was ace Josh Beckett, who was pretty good throughout the game. Beckett pitched 6 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs, on five hits [...]
Pete and Dev collaborated on this New York Yankees Fantasy Preview. Dev: Since their 6-4 loss in Game 4 to the Cleveland Indians in the 2007 ALDS, a sense of urgency has been running rampant in the Bronx. The team appeared in turmoil as the archrival Boston Red Sox rose to the top, winning their [...]