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A-Rod Storms Out

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Alex Rodriguez (Patrick Smith/Getty)

Yesterday, Alex Rodriguez stormed out of his arbitration hearing after being informed that Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig would not be testifying in the case over his use of performance enhancing drugs. Later, a lawyer for Rodriguez told WFAN's Mike Francesa that "there is no legal forum in the United States where a man doesn't get to face his accusers." NPR's Mike Pesca discusses whether A-Rod has a point, and whether Selig should have to state baseball's case in person.

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Comments [6]

Alex Rodriguez looks unhinged, something is wrong.

Nov. 21 2013 12:13 PM
Occasional Observer

You can always count on A-Rod to put his mouth where his money is.

Nov. 21 2013 12:09 PM
Tony from Canarsie

Look at the bright side, A-Rod: you could buy and sell Bud Selig a hundred times over.

Nov. 21 2013 11:28 AM
A listener

A-Roid seems mentally ill. Not just in this instance but overall. I think his problems are compounded by the fact that he has to keep repeating what sound to me like lies.

Please compare his wasted potential to that of Doc Gooden or Darryl Strawberry.

Nov. 21 2013 11:26 AM
Bob from Pelham, NY

Old lawyer's axiom, taught to every first year student:

- If facts are against you, bang on the law;
- If law is against you, bang on the facts;
- If both facts and law are against you, bang on the table.

And if you're A-Rod, then get up and leave.

Nov. 21 2013 11:23 AM
Alex from BPC

Isn't this kind of behavior symptomatic of steroid use?

Nov. 21 2013 11:21 AM

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