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12 The Lineup Card: Nine Predictions for Alex Rodriguez' 2015 Season by Baseball Prospectus
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 367: The Listener Email Answers You've Been Waiting For by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
5 Skewed Left: The Historical Precedent for an A-Rod Comeback by Zachary Levine
30 Analyzing A-Rod's Arbitration Case by Eugene Freedman
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 363: Yankees Beat Writer Andy McCullough on Alex Rodriguez, Again by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
34 What Will Happen if Alex Rodriguez Appeals? by Eugene Freedman
5 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 339: Alex Rodriguez, Bud Selig, and Hard-Boiled Baseball by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
13 Analyzing A-Rod's Arbitration Case by Eugene Freedman
9 Analyzing A-Rod's Arbitration Case by Eugene Freedman
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 292: Scott Boras' World Series Plan/A-Rod, Manny, Pettitte and the Hall by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
14 Pebble Hunting: Casting the Most Unconventional MVP Vote by Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 274: Mourning Matt Harvey/A Player Poll About A-Rod by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
5 Baseball Therapy: Ryan Dempster, Alex Rodriguez, and Waking the Monster by Russell A. Carleton
6 Free Agent Watch: Week 19 by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
4 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 252: Yankees Beat Writer Andy McCullough on the Absurdity of Alex Rodriguez by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 241: Manny Ramirez and Other Players Who Refuse to Retire/The Loveable, Hateable Yankees by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
20 Bizball: Suspensions May Loom for Players Connected to Biogenesis Clinic by Maury Brown
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 123: How Far Away Are the Astros?/The MLBPA is Mad at the Marlins/Is A-Rod's Surgery Suspicious?/The Future of Baseball on the Radio by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
16 BP Unfiltered: A Collection of Third Basemen Useful for Your Next Yankees Joke by Sam Miller
7 BP Unfiltered: Brian Cashman Press Conference Highlights UPDATED by Ben Lindbergh
8 BP Unfiltered: Alex Rodriguez is Injured Again by Ben Lindbergh
12 Playoff Prospectus: World Series (and Postseason) Recap by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 66: Performing a Post-Mortem on the Yankees by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 The BP Wayback Machine: Bronx Mayhem by Joe Sheehan
16 BP Unfiltered: Who is to Blame for The Yankees' Season, As Decided By Daily News Readers by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 64: Should Joe Girardi Have Pinch-Hit in Game Three? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
30 Out of Left Field: Trading A-Rod: How, Where, and Why by Matthew Kory
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 60: Ibanez Pinch-Hits for A-Rod/The Strasburg Debate That Won't Die by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
12 Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Three Recap: Yankees 3, Orioles 2 by Ben Lindbergh
9 Overthinking It: The Injuries That Decided Divisions by Ben Lindbergh
11 In A Pickle: Free to Be We by Jason Wojciechowski
18 Overthinking It: The Rapid Aging of A-Rod by Ben Lindbergh
6 BP Unfiltered: Yankees Fans Gloating About Home Runs: The Sequel by Ben Lindbergh
4 The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, May 11 by Matthew Kory
0 Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 20 by Larry Granillo
3 Painting the Black: 2012 Milestones Watch by R.J. Anderson
19 Prospectus Preview: AL East 2012 Preseason Preview by R.J. Anderson and Jason Collette
21 Prospectus Hit and Run: Inspecting the Spectrum, Part I: The Cold Corner, Again by Jay Jaffe
29 Prospectus Hit and Run: Heroes and Villains by Jay Jaffe
50 All-Star Selections by Baseball Prospectus
42 Pre-Season Predictions by Baseball Prospectus
68 Future Shock: Rays Top 11 Prospects by Kevin Goldstein
3 The Year in Quotes by Alex Carnevale
28 Prospectus Today: A-Rodemption? by Joe Sheehan
15 Struggling Superstar by Baseball Prospectus
0 The Week in Quotes: February 16-22 by Alex Carnevale
43 Lies, Damned Lies: Chasing Bonds by Nate Silver
9 The Week in Quotes: February 9-15 by Alex Carnevale
139 Prospectus Today: Stupid Media Tricks by Joe Sheehan
Ben and Sam try to come to terms with Matt Harvey's elbow injury, then discuss a player poll about Alex Rodriguez.
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August 23, 2013 6:41 am
Can conflict make a team play better?
NYA @ BOS, 8/18/2013
Top of the 2nd
Rodriguez was hit by a pitch (3-0 count).
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August 8, 2013 6:25 am
A look at eight widely available players who could help your fantasy team down the stretch, depending on the format of the league in which you play.
, 3B, Alex Rodriguez New York Yankees
I couldn’t resist. In ESPN, A-Rod is only owned in 21.3 percent of all leagues. While there are certainly questions about how long A-Rod can play before the inevitable arbitration hearing takes place and the possible suspension goes down, A-Rod is a must start even in mixed formats. He has 20 Gianella potential at third base and if completely healthy could exceed that. Moral qualms are fine in real life, but in fantasy baseball you have to take the opportunities where they might come. —Mike HR
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Ben and Sam talk to Star-Ledger beat writer Andy McCullough about the experience of covering the Alex Rodriguez story, and how it will all play out.
Ben and Sam discuss batter-pitcher matchup stats, ancient players on the comeback trail, and the underdog Yankees.
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June 5, 2013 5:00 am
Some 20 players could be suspended for ties to Biogenesis, as the league seeks testimony from Tony Bosch in a case that could have far-reaching financial implications.
Major League Baseball may seek to suspend as many as 20 players, including
and Alex Rodriguez , as part of the investigation into the Miami-area Biogenesis anti-aging clinic, Ryan Braun according to a report by ESPN. The league has been pursuing legal avenues, including a lawsuit against Biogenesis, Biokem, Tony Bosch of Biogenesis, and others, seeking damages. That and other pressure may have finally taken a toll on Bosch as, according to the ESPN report, he is ready to cooperate with MLB investigators in exchange for their dropping the case. With Bosch testifying against players, the league could begin the suspension process “within the next few weeks.”
Should all the players be suspended, it would mark the largest number of suspensions for performance-enhancing substances in the history of professional sports. In 2005, the first year of mandatory drug testing,
MLB suspended 12 players between April and November of the year, the largest amount of suspensions at the major-league level to date. At the time, first-time suspensions against the joint drug agreement between MLB and the players’ union were only for 10 games. Since then, the number of games a player can be suspended for has increased dramatically to 50 for a first violation, 100 for a second, and a potential permanent suspension from both MLB and minor-league baseball for a third. The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.
January 22, 2013 11:15 am
Ben and Sam discuss an assortment of topics, including the Astros' outlook for 2013 and beyond, Alex Rodriguez's long-awaited surgery, the Marlins and the MLBPA, and whether baseball broadcasts on the radio will survive. Eric Chavez signed somewhere else.
The following third basemen meet the requirements necessary to be joked about as the next Yankees third basemen:
Read the full article... On the first day of the Winter Meetings, Brian Cashman faced the writers to talk about A-Rod's injury. Here's what he said.
Earlier today, the Yankees put out a press conference about
the latest injury to . Shortly after flying coach class into Nashville (no, not because of budget issues), Brian Cashman confronted a room full of reporters eager to ask him how thrilled he is to have Rodriguez for five more years (and maybe some stuff about steroids too, because hey, might as well). Here are some notes from his appearance, which lasted about half an hour: Alex Rodriguez Read the full article...
December 3, 2012 12:50 pm
The Yankees' third baseman marks another square in his game of injured body part bingo.
Aside from the
signing, the biggest news to break on the first morning of the Winter Meetings was something that by now is hardly news at all: another injury to Mike Napoli . Alex Rodriguez Read the full article... A review of all 37 games we just watched.
You could be forgiven for thinking this was a boring postseason. I believe I noted once or twice that few of the games lately have been close. The numbers confirm this. If we use the average leverage index of each game and then average all those games together, we find that the average leverage index of this year's postseason was but 0.97; last year's postseason games had an average leverage of 1.01. For the Giants, the difference between this year's championship path and the 2010 run is even starker: 1.12 two years ago, 0.78 this year. To put that into perspective, 0.78 is roughly the leverage for the batter who hits in the bottom of the eighth trailing by four, whereas 1.12 is roughly the leverage for the batter hitting in the top of the seventh of a tie game.
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October 19, 2012 12:54 pm
Ben and Sam discuss the deeper significance, if any, of the Yankees getting swept.
Ben and Sam discuss the deeper significance, if any, of the Yankees getting swept.
Episode 66: "Performing a Post-Mortem on the Yankees" Read the full article...