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Topic - Fredric Horowitz
Union head Tony Clark says the players' association has no issues going forward with suspended New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
Derek Jeter says the New York Yankees have no choice but to move forward now that Alex Rodriguez has accepted his suspension for the 2014 season.
"He's not here for this season, so we're going to have to find ways to win with the team that we have," Jeter said Monday at the Yankees' minor league complex.
Alex Rodriguez ended his extended and acrimonious fight with Major League Baseball on Friday, withdrawing a pair of lawsuits and accepting a season-long suspension that marks the longest penalty in the sport's history related to performance-enhancing drugs.
Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games last Aug. 5 for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract, and arbitrator Fredric Horowitz cut the penalty on Jan. 11 to 162 games plus the 2014 postseason. Rodriguez sued two days later.
Major League Baseball is seeking a speedy dismissal of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's lawsuit challenging a season-long suspension.
Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed.
Federal judges say two lawsuits Alex Rodriguez filed against Major League Baseball can remain on separate tracks for now.
Rodriguez, speaking publicly for the first time since arbitrator Fredric Horowitz's decision, said he wanted to end his career with New York. Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner has declined to talk about his possible return but has called him a "great player."
Hal Steinbrenner says Alex Rodriguez is "a great player" and "obviously an asset," but the New York Yankees' managing general partner wouldn't discuss the third baseman's possible return to the team following a season-long suspension.
A Major League Baseball Players Association lawyer says Alex Rodriguez wanted the union to pursue "extraordinary remedies" outside of arbitration to stop attempts to discipline the New York Yankees third baseman.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association in an effort to overturn the season-long drug suspension imposed last weekend by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz. Here are five things to know about the complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan:
Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and its players' union, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was "clear and convincing evidence" he used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport's drug investigation.
"Direct evidence of those violations was supplied by the testimony of Anthony Bosch and corroborated with excerpts from Bosch's personal composition notebooks, BBMs (Blackberry messages) exchanged between Bosch and Rodriguez, and reasonable inferences drawn from the entire record of evidence," Horowitz wrote. "The testimony was direct, credible and squarely corroborated by excerpts from several of the hundreds of pages of his composition notebooks."
Horowitz wrote MLB was justified in citing violations of the collective bargaining agreement because Rodriguez "played an active role in inducing Bosch to issue his own public denial on Jan. 29" and "attempted to induce Bosch to sign a sworn statement on May 31" saying he never supplied the player.