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  • While he said the commissioner in the past "was harshly criticized in the arbitrator's decision for not voluntarily appearing at a grievance," that statement appears to refer to arbitrator George Nicolau's 1987 decision cutting Peter Ueberroth's drug suspension of pitcher LaMarr Hoyt from one season to 60 days.

    A-Rod, MLB await decision, expected in January →

  • Rodriguez lawyer James McCarroll issued a statement Thursday pointing out that this case is the first grievance under the drug agreement involving discipline that didn't stem from a positive test and involved "the commissioner's discretion and decision-making."

    A-Rod grievance hearing ends after 12 contentious sessions →

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