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3B Alex Rodriguez if no longer on the outs with his union. Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, said he expects Rodriguez to be back on the playing field next year when A-Rod comes off his season-long ban. Clark does not expect any retribution against Rodriguez from players who were reportedly angered that he filed a lawsuit against the union. "Alex is a member of the players' association," Clark said at the Yankees' spring training facility in Tampa, Fla., on Feb. 24.

New York Yankees - PlayerWatch

3B Alex Rodriguez if no longer on the outs with his union. Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, said he expects Rodriguez to be back on the playing field next year when A-Rod comes off his season-long ban. Clark does not expect any retribution against Rodriguez from players who were reportedly angered that he filed a lawsuit against the union. "Alex is a member of the players' association," Clark said at the Yankees' spring training facility in Tampa, Fla., on Feb. 24.

A-Rod ends fight against season-long suspension

U.S. Sports Desk, Feb 8 (EFE).- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez ended his legal battle against Major League Baseball, commissioner Bud Selig and the players' association, withdrawing the lawsuits he had filed and accepting a season-long ban for use of performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez's suspension is the longest in baseball history linked to PED use. He filed notices to dismiss the suits in Manhattan federal court on Friday, nearly four weeks after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz largely upheld the penalty handed down against A-Rod last year by Selig.

A-Rod ends fight against season-long suspension

U.S. Sports Desk, Feb 8 (EFE).- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez ended his legal battle against Major League Baseball, commissioner Bud Selig and the players' association, withdrawing the lawsuits he had filed and accepting a season-long ban for use of performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez's suspension is the longest in baseball history linked to PED use. He filed notices to dismiss the suits in Manhattan federal court on Friday, nearly four weeks after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz largely upheld the penalty handed down against A-Rod last year by Selig.

Yankees' Rodriguez drops lawsuits against baseball: court filings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez on Friday dropped his lawsuit against Major League Baseball over his record suspension for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs, according to court filings. In documents filed in Manhattan federal court, Rodriguez's lawyers informed the court that he had dropped two lawsuits, one challenging an arbitrator's decision to suspend him for the entire 2014 season and one accusing baseball investigators of unethical behavior.

NY Yankee Rodriguez asks judge to throw out MLB suspension

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez asked a federal judge on Monday to throw out an arbitrator's decision suspending him for the 2014 baseball season for doping, escalating a battle with Major League Baseball that shows no signs of abating. The lawsuit, filed by Rodriguez's attorneys at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, said arbitrator Fredric Horowitz exhibited "blatant partiality" toward MLB.

Arbitrator decision says A-Rod doped for three seasons

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The arbitrator ruling on Major League Baseball's suspension of Alex Rodriguez painted a picture of secret meetings, coded message exchanges and years of doping that led him to ban baseball's highest paid player for the entire 2014 season. The 34-page decision written by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz became a matter of public record after lawyers for Rodriguez asked a federal judge on Monday to throw out his ruling, charging he had exhibited "blatant partiality" toward MLB.

Baseball: Rodriguez files lawsuit over 2014 season ban

Embattled New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players union Monday in a bid to overturn a 162-game doping ban. The 42-page filing in US District Court in Manhattan claims arbitrator Fredric Horowitz showed partiality in only trimming what had been a 211-game ban to 162 games plus playoffs, suspending the sport's highest-paid player for the entire 2014 season.

Baseball: Rodriguez files lawsuit over 2014 season ban

Embattled New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players union Monday in a bid to overturn a 162-game doping ban. The 42-page filing in US District Court in Manhattan claims arbitrator Fredric Horowitz showed partiality in only trimming what had been a 211-game ban to 162 games plus playoffs, suspending the sport's highest-paid player for the entire 2014 season.

Baseball: Rodriguez files lawsuit to stop 2014 season ban

Embattled New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players union Monday in a bid to overturn a 162-game doping ban. The 42-page filing in US District Court in Manhattan claims arbitrator Fredric Horowitz showed partiality in only trimming what had been a 211-game ban to 162 games plus playoffs, suspending the sport's highest-paid player for the entire 2014 season.
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