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2021年10月6日 Off

Alex Rodriguez grievance hearing resumes at offices

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  • 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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    2014 spring training: Tanaka throws first bullpen session for Yankees

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  • TAMPA, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka shed the dark business suit and put on a gray Yankees T-shirt and blue shorts.Time to get to work. After agreeing to a $155 million, seven-year contract on Jan. 22 and chartering from Tokyo to New York in a 787 for a news conference, the 25-year-old right-hander threw his first bullpen session under the watch of the Yankees.Two days before the official start of the team's spring training workouts, Tanaka breezed through a 25-pitch bullpen session to catcher Francisco Cervelli on Thursday at New York's minor league complex. "I could see his face. Looks like he wants to have fun," Cervelli said.Tanaka threw two- and four-seam fastballs, splitters and sliders. Cervelli estimated Tanaka threw at about 60 percent strength, and he said pitcher Ivan Nova and coaches were around for the session."The fastball travels so well. I think his mechanics are so smooth," Cervelli said. "Japanese pitchers, they all got five, six pitches. So it's fun just to be behind the plate and catch it."Tan夜网论坛aka was 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA last year in 27 starts and one relief appearance, leading the Rakuten Golden Eagles to their first Japan Series title. Starting pitchers appear just once a week in Japan, so Tanaka will have to adjust to the major league schedule of starting every fifth day."You have to retrain the arm a little bit," Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said. "I'm trying right now to moderate his schedule according to what he's done in the past bec[......]

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    Derek Jeter retirement: players react to Yankees captain's news

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  • Derek Jeter is retiring after the 2014 season, he announced via Facebook on Wednesday. It's no surprise that, following the announcement, players reacted on Twitter.I've been a fan of everything Derek Jeter has done in this game, except for announcing his retirement before he's done playing.— Sam LeCure (@mrLeCure) February 12, 2014#FarewellCaptain— Jim Henderson (@JimHenderson29) February 12, 2014Might cry when Jeter plays his last game favorite player growing up...did it the right way— Christian Yelich (@ChristianYelich) February 12, 2014All the best to Derek in his final season. He's been Nothing but class and I wish him health and much success this year.— Chris Dickerson (@CDickerson_PFTP) February 12, 2014 As a baseball player growing up in Michigan there was only 1 player u needed to look up to and it's going to be a sad day to c him go #Jeter— Ryan LaMarre (@RyanLaMarre4) February 12, 2014Grew up watching Jeter play. Always aspired to be the player he was on and off the field. #TheCaptain— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) February 13, 2014Derek Jeter is my idol, and will always be the example that I strive to follow. It's been an honor to share a diamond with The Captain #2— Hanley Ramirez (@HanleyRamirez) February 12, 2014Derek Jeter was my first wow moment on field my first year. Came up to me and patted me on the back & said "welcome and congrats" #rolemodel— Josh Reddick (@joshreddick16) February 12, 2014#TheCaptain Derek夜网论坛 Jeter will be missed...Won't find a better per[......]

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    Spring flooding? Toilets at A's stadium overflow again

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  • Just in time for opening day, the toilets at the Oakland Athletics' home field are raising a stink once again.Rain this weekend in Oakland caused plumbing at to overflow, spreading wastewater in restrooms and coaches' offices. Workers were mopping and sopping up the mess Saturday. The A's play their first game of the 2014 season on Monday at O.co Coliseum, a dated facility that is not among the best in baseball."We didn't even make to opening day," a player told Susan Slusser, the A's beat writer for the San Francisco Chronicl夜网论坛e. "Gives you something to tweet about today at least," a worker told her.While social media helped spread word of the mess, A's coach Mike Gallago posted video as effluent flowed from shower drains and porcelain thrones.It is not a unique situation. Drains flooded before, including last September. That was reportedly the third time it happened during the 2013 season.After a June 2013 mess, A's pitcher A.J. Griffin told The Associated Press: ''Make sure everybody finds out about this sewage thing. We need to get a new stadium.''No question.By the way, Slusser also noted the forecast doesn't look good for Monday's game.[......]

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    Yankees will fight to void A-Rod's milestone bonuses, report says

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  • If Alex Rodriguez advances up the ranks on the career home run list this season, the Yankees are going to try to make sure he doesn't get paid for it.The team plans a fight to void the up to $24 million in marketing bonuses owed to Rodriguez should he chase down Barry Bonds or one of the other three sluggers who sit ahead of him on the all-time list, according to the New York Daily News. SPECTOR: 29 teams that shouldn't trade for A-RodRodriguez has 654 career home runs. If he hits six more to equal Willie Mays' 660, Rodriguez would be in line for a $6 million bonus. He would then make another $6 million each time he ties Babe Ruth (714), Hank Aaron (755) and Barry Bonds (762), en route to becoming baseball's home run king.  The bonuses, set as incentive to partake in public relations and promotional campaigns during the record chase, are tied to a deal Rodriguez signed in 2007 that is separate from his player contract, which still owes him $61 million over the next two seasons.Rodriguez is notorious for creating a distracting s夜网论坛ideshow when he unexpectedly opted out of his contract with the Yankees during the 2007 World Series. He eventually signed a 10-year, $272 million contract with the Yankees, but the separate marketing contract was included to secure his return.But the Yankees now consider the marketing bonuses invalid after Rodriguez's suspension for violating the 's drug policy, the report said. His subsequent tactics to launch attacks against the team and[......]

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