New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games, starting this Thursday, for his role in the Biogenesis baseball drug scandal. 12 other players each received 50-game suspensions.
Fourteen professional baseball players are likely to be disciplined in a drug scandal involving a Florida anti-aging clinic. The Yankee's Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod), the highest payed player in the sport, is expected to be among the accused.
The Milwaukee Brewers are offering a $10 voucher to every person who attends a game for the rest of the year. It's been a trying year for the Brewers and their fans, who are dealing with a disappointing record and the fallout from franchise star Ryan Braun's suspension for suspected PED use.
The Yankees are not the oldest franchise in Major League Baseball, but they arguably are its most storied. In many years the sport's history has unfolded in the Bronx. So step to the plate, and test your Yankees knowledge up to the present day with swings at the following 30 questions:
After Major League Baseball suspended Brewers' star outfielder Ryan Braun for violating drug rules, other MLB players and the players union reacted with surprising support for restoring integrity to pro ball. That's a welcome shift for honest sport.