New York, NY (Sports Network) - New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez
has officially filed an appeal against a 211-game suspension handed to him
from Thursday through the 2014 season for violations of baseball's drug
agreement and labor contract.
Multiple media sources reported the appeal for Rodriguez, who was among 13
players suspended by MLB on Monday following an investigation into Biogenesis
The other 12 players accepted 50-game suspensions for their connection to the
now-closed South Florida anti-aging clinic accused of supplying performance-
By appealing, Rodriguez is eligible to play until his case is heard by
arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, though a final decision could conceivably not
come until after the World Series.
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