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2021年10月6日 Off

Alex Rodriguez grievance hearing resumes at offices

By xa1
  • NEW YORK — Al夜网论坛ex Rodriguez was back at Major League Baseball's office Monday for the resumption of the grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension.Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz already had presided over eight days of sessions, from Sept. 30-Oct. 3 and from Oct. 15-18. Rodriguez's legal team was set to call witnesses when the hearing resumed. It was unclear whether the New York Yankees third baseman would testify. He had been scheduled for an investigatory interview with on Friday, but the session was canceled when Rodriguez's side said he was ill with flu-like systems and could not travel from California. has been expected to assert that Rodriguez should not be allowed to testify at his grievance if he first refused to answer 's questions at the investigatory interview. Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games by on Aug. 5 for alleged violations of the sport's drug agreement and labor contract, and the players' association filed the grievance to overturn the penalty.The three-time AL MVP said four years ago he used performance-enhancing drugs while with the Texas Rangers from 2001-03, but he has denied using them since. At the time of his suspension, said the penalty was for "use and possession of numerous forms of prohibited performance-enhancing substances, including testosterone and human growth hormone over the course of multiple years" and for "engaging in a course of conduct intended to obstruct and frustrate the office of the commissioner's investiga[......]

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    World Series journal: Baseball's long winter almost here

    By xa1
  • BOSTON — It was only for a brief moment, and I was much more focused on the road in a driving rainstorm at not quite 6 in the morning, but I saw it clearly enough, and I know what I saw.The giant Kansas City Royals logo, shrouded in darkness and rain and maybe a little hail, was most definitely the back of the scoreboard of Kauffman Stadium. Just another ballpark gone quiet for the winter. There are 29 of them now, including the one I left about five hours earlier, Busch Stadium in St. Louis. WORLD SERIES 2013: Best images from the Fall Classic | Game 6 previewThere is definitely one game left, maybe two, in baseball in 2013, with Fenway Park the scene for the conclusion of the World Series. The ballparks won't all be left empty in the winter, because this is 2013, and will be 2014, and in most places, they just don't do empty for the winter anymore, because somewhere along the line there was a discovery that you could use a baseball stadium more than 81 days out of the year, plus playoffs. That discovery was longer ago than it might seem, and the best reminder of that is in Oakland, where the Raiders will play into December at the home of the A's. There still are CFL games to play in Toronto, and a monster truck rally there, too. College football has some bowl games in baseball parks. Hockey games have become a semi-regular feature, and this winter that will even include Dodger Stadium. In Texas, they had a food truck festival last weekend, and a Christian music[......]

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    Home Run Derby 2014: List of participants

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  • UPDATE: Eight of ten participants namedThe annual Home Run Derby is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on July 14 at Target Field in Minneapolis. Troy Tulowitzki is the captain of the National League team, and Jose Bautista leads the American League team. They'll pick the other four players for their squads, and we'll keep you updated as those names are released.  Giancarlo Stanton confirmed Sunday that he would participate in the Derby. News first came out that he would likely be a part of the festivities on Saturday via Twitter.Some @AllStarGame news: Troy Tulowitzki says that Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to do the Home Run Derby. #rockies #marlins— Cait夜网论坛lin Swieca (@CaitlinSwieca) June 28, 2014The incredibly powerful Stanton, of course, is a no-brainer for this contest and probably the immediate favorite to win the event, regardless who else is chosen. He has 21 homers this year for the Miami Marlins and is one of the top contenders for the NL MVP award.    #Athletics Brandon Moss after watching awesome BP from #Marlins Giancarlo Stanton: "i feel like a child. No one can do what he can do."— John Hickey (@JHickey3) June 28, 2014One sure All-Star who likely won't participate is Baltimore Orioles OF/DH Nelson Cruz. According to the Baltimore Sun, Cruz said he was invited but think's he'll sit this one out. Nelson Cruz was invited to participate in the Home Run Derby a few days ago, but said he likely wont participate in the event. #Orioles #ASG— Eduardo A. Encina (@EddieInTh[......]

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