Tag Archives: Alex Rodriguez

Joe Girardi won’t move Derek Jeter down in the lineup

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This has been a topic of discussion in Yankees land today, and some Yankees fans (myself included) believe it would be a better move to have the struggling Derek Jeter (who hit .207 in August) move down in the order. Joe Girardi moved Jorge Posada down in the lineup in 2011 and he flat-out benched ...

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Yankees prepare for their series against the Red Sox

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Tonight begins a crucial series for the Yankees as they face the Boston Red Sox in a three game set at Yankee Stadium, but before we get into the Red Sox series, let's talk about the ground the Yankees gained while they were idle on Labor Day (which I still found rather odd, considering the ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Phelps, Rodriguez

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Here's a few injury notes coming out of the Yankees camp during the off-day. David Phelps: David Phelps will be re-evaluated today and if all is well, he should start a throwing program. The plan the Yankees had was to shut Phelps down for two weeks and today is two weeks from when he was placed on ...

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Hal Steinbrenner expects A-Rod to return in 2015

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Alex Rodriguez has popped into the news every now and again this season, which is much less than what Yankees fans are used to. The main reason behind it is Rodriguez was suspended for the entire 2014 season due to his ties in the Biogenesis scandal. Rodriguez had made it clear he's not going to ...

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Tony Bosch, A-Rod’s cousin arrested

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Tony Bosch, the former Biogenesis clinic owner linked to the famous Biogenesis scandal, was arrested early Tuesday morning and was charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids, according to T.J Quinn of ESPN. Among those arrested were Alex Rodriguez's cousin Yuri Sucrat, although the Drug Enforcement Administration haven't disclosed what Sucrat was charged with it. Sucrat was banned from ...

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Martin Prado gives Yankees flexibility on the diamond

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When the Yankees traded for Martin Prado, Joe Girardi said he would be their primary right fielder. However, right field isn't the only position Prado knows how to play: he knows how to play all the infield positions without a single problem. In other words, he's their own version of Tampa Bay Rays player Ben ...

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Although having a down year, Chase Headley is still a big upgrade

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Chase Headley has been hitting .229 in 2014--but he's been on a hot streak in July before getting dealt to the Yankees, hitting .339 from July 4th to July 21st. Replacing Alex Rodriguez has been a difficult task; Headley hasn't lived up to his 2012 season. In fact, in order to not put pressure on Headley, ...

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Morning Notes and Links: Long, Rodriguez, Wheeler

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I know I usually start off every morning writing a small recap before tonight's game, but I wanted to put up some links that I didn't get a chance to cover yesterday since there was other news coming out of the organization (CC Sabathia's rehab start). -- Kevin Long spoke to the media following yesterday's loss ...

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