Saying Goodbye, Or Maybe Good Riddance, To Alex Rodriguez

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Alex Rodriguez speaks during a news conference on Aug. 7, 2016 at Yankee Stadium in New York City. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez, a monstrously talented baseball player whose career is overshadowed by his suspension for performance enhancing drug use, plays his final game tomorrow night at Yankee Stadium.

A-Rod — who has one year plus left on his record-setting contract — is getting a front office job, for which he will be paid more than $20 million, his 2017 salary.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with sports analyst Mike Pesca about one of the most polarizing athletes in history.


Mike Pesca, Here & Now sports analyst, host of the daily podcast The Gist. He tweets @pescami.

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