FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2009, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches from the dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Baseball is threatening to kick Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport's latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2009, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches from the dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Baseball is threatening to kick Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport's latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)