Latest Alex Rodriguez Stories

2009-05-25 20:00:04

Alex Rodriguez was 5-for-5 with four RBI Monday, powering the New York Yankees to an 11-1 win that ended Texas's eight-game home winning streak. Phil Hughes (3-2) allowed only three hits while striking out six and walking just one in eight scoreless innings. Rodriguez, who had two doubles, also scored twice for New York, which had a season-high 19 hits. Nick Swisher had three RBI, Robinson Cano a triple and two RBI, and Mark Teixeira two RBI and three runs. Nelson Cruz had two of the four...

2009-05-18 22:27:35

Mark Teixiera and Alex Rodriguez hit back-to-back homers in a six-run first inning Monday and the N.Y. Yankees held on for a 7-6 win over Minnesota. Teixiera added another homer later in the game and totaled four RBI, as the Yankees swept an extended series for the first time since 2006. It was the Yankees first home four-game sweep since 2005. Rodriguez homered for the third straight game. Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, Melky Cabrera and Francisco Cervelli each had two hits in the Yankees'...

2009-05-18 19:14:53

New York Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado will have athroscopic surgery Tuesday on his right hip to remove a bone spur and repair a torn labrum. New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez was sidelined two months for a similar operation. Delgado is expected to be out for about the period. In 26 games this season, Delgado is batting .298 with 23 RBI, 15 runs and four home runs.

2009-05-08 21:13:20

Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer on the first pitch he has seen this season Friday, sending the New York Yankees to a 4-0 victory over Baltimore. Rodriguez missed New York's first 28 games following hip surgery. He chose a less invasive operation that allowed him to return much sooner than the four-month absence doctors had originally expected. Another operation may be needed after the season. Friday's appearance was also the first for the slugging superstar since he admitted using...

2009-05-02 22:15:20

A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez declined comment on a report that MLB officials are questioning statements the New York Yankees slugger made to investigators. Citing people within baseball who were briefed on the situation, The New York Times reported Saturday that Major League Baseball is investigating the accuracy of statements Rodriguez gave regarding his use of performance-enhancing substances, and are trying to determine whether he used such substances more than he has conceded, the sources...

2009-04-30 06:30:00

Alex Rodriguez, the New York Yankees third baseman and highest-paid player in baseball, may have used steroids after moving to New York, a new book says. Rodriguez admits to dabbling in steroids while with the Texas Rangers early in his career but the book, A-Rod, disputes his claim that it ended there. It also claims the steroid usage may have begun in high school. Jose Canseco, an ex-teammate and friend of Rodriguez, was quoted as saying said he believes him to still be using human growth...

2009-04-10 16:54:31

The New York Yankees say injured third baseman Alex Rodriguez is expected to begin his baseball conditioning procedures Monday. He is scheduled to report to the Yankees' minor league complex in Tampa, Fla. for be his first activity on a baseball diamond since March 9, when he underwent surgery on his right hip. It was performed by Dr. Marc Philippon at the Vail Valley Surgery Center in Colorado and a full labrum repair will be performed after the 2009 season. We expect him to be there on...

2009-03-22 13:33:35

New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez once dated a woman who allegedly provided call girls for former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, sources claim. Unidentified former employees of a call-girl agency once run by Kristin Davis maintain Rodriguez and Davis temporarily dated for free after the madam failed to lure the Yankees slugger in as a client, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The sources said the couple's courtship also included gifts such as flowers and jewelry from Rodriguez to...

2009-03-18 13:52:30

A Details Magazine photo that seems to depict New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez preparing to kiss himself in a mirror has his teammates poised for teasing. The picture, which shows the third baseman nearly lip-to-lip with his reflection in a full-length mirror, had some of his teammates shaking their heads in disbelief while more mischievous colleagues said the photo leaves A-Rod ripe for razzing, Newsday reported Wednesday. Don't worry, we'll be sure to make fun of him for it, one Yankee said....

2009-03-11 13:25:00

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman won't be active in the trade market to replace third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who had hip surgery this week. Doctors said Rodriguez will miss 6-9 weeks after having surgery on his right hip Monday at the Vail Valley (Colo.) Surgery Center. I'm not optimistic about doing anything, Cashman said on the team's Web site. I'm not going to be proactive. If something presents itself that makes sense, which is not realistic, then maybe it will be somebody...

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