A-Rod Suspension verdict due any day
D.J. Short of Hard Ball Talk part of the NBC Sports family says that with theBaseball Hall of Fame vote over and done with, but at least we still have the continuing saga ofAlex Rodriguezto talk about.
With arbitrator Fredric Horowitz expected to making a ruling on Alex Rodriguezs 211-game suspension any day now in fact, a decision could come down as soon as tomorrow Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York hears from a source in A-Rods camp that the embattled slugger has discussed the possibilityof accepting a reduced suspensionrather than continue his fight against MLB in court:
According to the source, a suspension longer than 100 games will likely cause Rodriguez and his attorneys to pursue a temporary restraining order against Horowitzs ruling in federal court.
If he is given a shorter suspension, however, then Alex will have some things to think about, the source told ESPNNewYork.com. MORE...