Monday will serve simultaneously as Alex Rodriguez’s day of reckoning and his triumphant return to the New York Yankees.
Following years of investigation into whether, when and how often A-Rod used performance-enhancing drugs, Major League Baseball is primed to announce a suspension through the 2014 season for the slugger. He and 12 or so other players have all been linked to the same Biogenesis lab that earned Ryan Braun a 65-game suspension on July 22.
However, CBS is reporting that while the other players implicated will be accepting their 50-game suspensions and sitting out immediately, Rodriguez plans to appeal the length of his.
In a Gamedayr exclusive, we have dug up the legalese A-Rod’s lawyers will be introducing to try to get their client off the hook:
Do you think this will work?
Either way, the one and only Rod Stewart is not impressed.