Of all the reasons not to trade for A-Rod, here’s the most compelling

It’s conceivable, albeit unlikely, that A-Rod will surpass some of the most hallowed numbers in baseball —  milestones once (and still, in my book) held by the greatest Brave of them all. It was bad enough watching Bonds cheat his way to baseball immortality. Imagine if he had been wearing a tomahawk across his chest….

Fay Vincent on ‘roid users, gamblers

Pretty funny quote from an NYT piece about the different tacts taken by A-Rod, Pete Rose and Clemens after their misdeeds: “I think in some cases, it just comes down to intelligence, and Rodriguez is significantly more intelligent than Clemens and Rose,” Vincent said.

Steroids, schmeroids

I’m not sure which I’m less likely to read, a long piece about roids in baseball or a long piece about the Jonas Brothers. Both would bore me. Sure, it’s unfortunate that the best player and a bunch of others used drugs to improve. We’d all prefer the game to be clean and pure. Just…


A-Rod attempts to kill the messenger and sullies his reputation even further. Selena Roberts joined the show after Alex Rodriguez claimed she was stalking him yesterday on ESPN. “I can tell you that long list of things he alleged were a complete fabrication,” Roberts said.

A-Fraud, indeed

In 2003, when he won the American League home run title and the AL Most Valuable Player award as a shortstop for the Texas Rangers, Alex Rodriguez tested positive for two anabolic steroids, four sources have independently told Sports Illustrated. Frankly, I’m surprised. And how ’bout the timing? Did Joe Torre get his Cousin Rocco…

I think Joe Torre just sold some books

In an explosive new book called “The Yankee Years,” Torre gets most personal in his attacks against Alex Rodriguez, who he says was called “A-Fraud” by his teammates after he developed a “Single White Female”-like obsession with team captain Derek Jeter and asked for a personal clubhouse assistant to run errands for him.