Watch and listen as a Chicago crowd gives Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez the business when he returns to the lineup on the same day he was hit with a 211-game suspension (which he's appealing). A-Rod managed to pop the ball into left field for a hit.
Monday was a historic one for Major League Baseball after 13 players were suspended for violating the league's drug policy. It's the largest group of players ever sanctioned at one time in an anti-doping action. Is baseball hoping the scope of this sends a message?
By suspending New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, Major League Baseball stopped short of the lifetime ban that had been threatened. But in the league's history, even lifetime bans have sometimes translated into suspensions of less than a year.
On Monday, Major League Baseball dropped the hammer on more than a dozen players for using performance-enhancing drugs. Twelve have accepted 50 game suspensions. Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014, pending appeal.
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As fans and teams get ready for another season of football, a new study sheds light on game safety. Host Michel Martin talks with Jesse David of Edgeworth Economics about whether efforts to cut down on serious injuries are getting results.
The Yankees' third baseman is expected to be hit with a suspension that would keep him out of games for the rest of this season and all of 2014. But he's also expected to appeal that punishment, which would mean he could play while an arbitrator reviews the case.
Major League Baseball is expected to hand down suspensions to several players implicated in performance enhancing drug use. New York Yankees all star Alex Rodriguez is the most prominent name on the list, and he also faces the longest suspension.
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