Author Archives: Rob Abruzzese

Yankees finalize trade for Alfonso Soriano

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The Yankees officially announced Friday morning that they have acquired Alfonso Soriano from the Cubs in exchange for righty minor leaguer Corey Black. Soriano is in the seventh year of a an eight year $136 million deal. He's still has roughly $24.5 million owed to him on that deal and the Yankees will be on the ...

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Anonymous player: We’re just tired of A-Rod

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The Yankees have had a pretty harmonious clubhouse in recent years which means nobody sniping each other anonymously in the media in recent years. That ended on Thursday as an anonymous player took a shot at Alex Rodriguez through Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. “Guys are just tired of it,” the player said. “The ...

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A-Rod wants to play Friday, frustrated he has to wait

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Welcome to another episode of As The World Turns. Yesterday, we found out that MLB was considering a lifetime ban for Alex Rodriguez, who is supposedly ready to fight any potential suspension. Meanwhile, he had a doctor calling around to the media to say that A-Rod was healthy and ready to play. Of course because he's ...

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Yankees have no deal for Alfonso Soriano…yet, he’s willing to waive NTC

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So it looks like George King of the NY Post jumped the gun a little bit in reporting that the Yankees and Cubs had an agreement in place for a trade involving Alfonso Soriano. The two sides are still talking though and it appears likely a deal could still be made. Here is the latest: • The ...

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As the World Turns: Latest news on the Yankees/A-Rod drama

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Alex Rodriguez was on his way back to the Bronx last week, but that was before a supposed quad strain and a suspension to Ryan Braun. Since then the story has gone absolutely bonkers. Here is the latest: • In the wake of Braun agreeing to a plea deal with MLB there was speculation that A-Rod could ...

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Yankees on the verge of trading for Alfonso Soriano

Alfonso+Soriano

The Yankees are on the verge of trading for Alfonso Soriano with the Cubs paying the bulk of what's left on his contract in exchange for a mid-level prospect, according to George King of the NY Post. Soriano, 37, is owed the remainder of his $18 million salary this season and another $18 million next year. ...

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MLB suspends Ryan Braun for the rest of the season, is A-Rod next?

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Major League Baseball has suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun for the rest of the season for his part in the Biogenesis scandal, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Braun will not appeal the sentence and has admitted using PED's. "I realize now that I have made some mistakes. I am willing to accept ...

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A-Rod suffers a setback while Jeter says he has no pain

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Alex Rodriguez thought he would be back in Pinstripes on Monday. Instead he'll be spending more time in Tampa as the third baseman suffered a Grade 1 strain of his quadriceps over the weekend and will sit for at least a week before playing again. A-Rod needs to sit for at least five games before his ...

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