Derek Jeter joining Fox Sports’ baseball studio teamFebruary 12, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have been reunited.
Fox Sports announced Sunday during its Super Bowl pregame show that Jeter will be part of the network's studio coverage for the coming season.
Albert Pujols cements place in history with HR No. 697September 12, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 697th home run, moving past Alex Rodriguez into fourth place on the career list and doing it in dramatic fashion with a ninth-inning drive that pushed the St.
Pujols’ 697th HR, moves into 4th, rallies Cards over PiratesSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 697th home run, moving past Alex Rodriguez into fourth place on the career list and doing it in dramatic fashion with a ninth-inning drive that rallied the St.
Pujols inches closer to 700, Arenado lifts Cards over BucsSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 696th home run, tying Alex Rodriguez for fourth place on the career list, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Saturday night.
Judge hits 55th homer, Yanks mark for right-handed hittersSeptember 7, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge homered for the fourth straight game, hitting No. 55 of the year in Wednesday's doubleheader opener against Minnesota to set the New York Yankees' season record for right-handed hitters.
Pujols hits No. 695, needs 1 more HR to tie A-Rod for 4thSeptember 5, 2022 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 695th career homer in the eighth inning and Miles Mikolas tossed eight shutout innings, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Wolves co-owner Alex Rodriguez says NBA has welcomed himJuly 13, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was standing near his courtside seat, oblivious to a few fans who were snapping a quick photo of the baseball great as they walked by.
He was watching the Minnesota Timberwolves warm up instead.
Alex Rodriguez invests in Professional Fighters LeagueMay 19, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is taking a swing at mixed martial arts as an investor and board member for the Professional Fighters League.
The PFL announced the addition of the former New York Yankees star to its board of directors Thursday.
Stanton’s 350th career homer, three RBIs lead Yanks past O’sApril 28, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit his 350th career homer and lifted a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, sending the New York Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Wednesday night.
Joey Gallo also homered for the second straight night, his third straight game with an RBI after going his first 14 games without one.
ESPN’s ‘KayRod Cast’ looks to blend conversation with gameApril 9, 2022 GMT
Seven months after Peyton and Eli Manning provided a template on how alternate broadcasts could succeed, Alex Rodriguez and Michael Kay think they can improve on it.
The “KayRod Cast” with Rodriguez and Kay debuts Sunday night on ESPN2 when the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees.
Alex Rodriguez on Hall of Fame: ‘I hope I get in one day’April 6, 2022 GMT
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hopes to rebound in Hall of Fame voting after falling far short in his first try on the ballot.
The three-time MVP appeared on 34.3% of ballots in January, receiving 135 of 394 votes.
Trump DC hotel gets OK to sell to Miami investment fundMarch 25, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's luxury hotel near the White House, which drew diplomats, lobbyists and plenty of controversy while he was president, received government approval Friday to hand the keys to a Miami investment fund, a last hurdle to a sale that many industry experts doubted would ever go through.
A-Rod, once scorned by Trump, in group buying his D.C. hotelFebruary 14, 2022 GMT
Former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, once vilified by Donald Trump as a “druggie” and “joke” unworthy of wearing the pinstripes, is now a key part of an investment group seeking to buy the rights to the ex-president’s marquee Washington, D.C., hotel, people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
Cone, Perez, Ravech replace A-Rod, Vasgersian on ESPN SundayJanuary 7, 2022 GMT
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Former players David Cone and Eduardo Perez are joining Karl Ravech to form a new broadcast team for ESPN's “Sunday Night Baseball” telecasts.
Alex Rodriguez, the scandal-tainted three-time MVP who had been on the telecasts during the past four seasons, will shift to eight Sunday night alternate telecasts on ESPN2 with Michael Kay, a mainstay on New York Yankees' broadcasts since 1992.
Ortiz, Howard, Lincecum, A-Rod new to Hall of Fame ballotNovember 22, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — David Ortiz, Ryan Howard, Tim Lincecum and Alex Rodriguez are among 13 first-time candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, joining 17 holdovers.
AP source: T-wolves sale to Lore, A-Rod up for NBA approvalMay 14, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has reached agreement on his $1.5 billion sale of the club to e-commerce mogul Marc Lore and former baseball star Alex Rodriguez, a person with knowledge of the negotiation told The Associated Press on Thursday.
T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA clubApril 11, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore signed a letter of intent Saturday to buy the Timberwolves and keep the NBA team in Minnesota, owner Glen Taylor said...
J-Rod continues: Lopez, Rodriguez say they’re still togetherMarch 13, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Lo and A-Rod are still J-Rod.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez said Saturday that reports of their split are inaccurate, and they are working things through...
Billionaire hedge fund manager Cohen agrees to buy MetsSeptember 15, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen has agreed to buy the New York Mets from the Wilpon and Katz families...
AP source: A-Rod retains JP Morgan in bid for New York MetsApril 22, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez, once again, wants to be like Derek Jeter.
Bogaerts reaches 50 doubles, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 7-4September 13, 2019 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Xander Bogaerts doesn't expect to be the only Boston Red Sox slugger with 30 homers and 50 doubles...
Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat TorontoJune 25, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night...
Chipper Jones stands out among draft’s No. 1 picksJune 3, 2019 GMT
In 1990, the Atlanta Braves drafted Chipper Jones with the No. 1 overall pick, and he accomplished something no other player has done after being selected first...
Yelich’s 14th homer helps Brewers beat Mets 8-6April 28, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — After Christian Yelich helped put Milwaukee ahead, Josh Hader prevented the Mets from coming back...
Pujols passes Gehrig for career RBIs; Angels top Royals 5-1April 27, 2019 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Albert Pujols added another milestone to his stellar career.
Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and moved past Lou Gehrig into fourth place on the career RBIs list, and Tyler Skaggs pitched five shutout innings as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Friday night...
ANSWERS TO THE BASEBALL QUIZMarch 31, 2019 GMT
These are the answers to the baseball quiz posed by columnist George Will on the preceding page:
AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year dealMarch 20, 2019 GMT
Mike Trout is about to cash in.
Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press...
AP source: Machado, Padres agree to $300M, 10-year dealFebruary 20, 2019 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With their city's long-suffering fans desperate for a winner, the rebuilding San Diego Padres delivered their splashiest free agent signing ever by agreeing with All-Star infielder Manny Machado on a $300 million, 10-year deal...
Yankees set HR record, beat Red Sox 8-5 for 100th winSeptember 30, 2018 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — The Bronx Bombers lived up to their nickname by hitting another big number. A couple of them, in fact...
Torres hits Yankees’ 265th homer, breaking record vs Red SoxSeptember 29, 2018 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Gleyber Torres homered in the fourth inning for the New York Yankees, claiming a Major League Baseball record with their 265th home run of the season...
Yankees slugger Stanton hits 300th HR; 5th-fastest to markAugust 31, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton joined the 300-home run club Thursday night, connecting for a two-run drive in the third inning against the Detroit Tigers...
A-Rod: Yankees’ “breathtaking” offense could break recordsMarch 20, 2018 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez thinks the New York Yankees' "breathtaking" offense could break records this season...
FANTASY PLAYS: Lots of depth at shortstop this seasonMarch 16, 2018 GMT
Shortstop offers depth and diversity this season for fantasy baseball owners, who will have the opportunity to use a top 30 pick or significant auction funds on a quartet of players that can become cornerstones of success...
J. Lo shout-outs A-Rod, covers Prince at pre-Super Bowl showFebruary 5, 2018 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis...
Alex Rodriguez worms his way backJanuary 28, 2018 GMT
Our culture these days has a pulse like a bumper car ride on the boardwalk bouncing unpredictably without rhyme or reason.
Alex Rodriguez was a pariah just minutes ago, a hated, lying cheater who had been banned from baseball.
What pace problem? A-Rod says ‘I can watch a 5-hour game’January 26, 2018 GMT
Starting his new gig as ESPN's Sunday night game analyst, Alex Rodriguez won't complain about endless pitching changes and trips to the mound...
A-Rod again replaces Boone, joins ESPN Sunday Night BaseballJanuary 23, 2018 GMT
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is taking over for Aaron Boone again, this time moving into the ESPN booth for Sunday Night Baseball...
Lopez, Anthony, Rodriguez raise $35M for Puerto Rico reliefOctober 18, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez, her ex-husband Marc Anthony and her current boyfriend Alex Rodriguez have raised more than $35 million for Puerto Rico hurricane relief...
Rose out of Fox TV postseason lineup; Ortiz, Hernandez inOctober 2, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Rose is out of the Fox Sports lineup.
The network says David Ortiz and Keith Hernandez have been added to the Fox studio for postseason telecasts...
Alex Rodriguez kicks off real estate conference in FloridaAugust 14, 2017 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former major league baseball player Alex Rodriguez knows a lot about home runs...
Major League Baseball CapsulesJuly 23, 2017 GMT
ANAHEIM, California (AP) — Andrelton Simmons drove in three runs, including a go-ahead two-run homer and Albert Pujols went 3 for 4 with two RBIs as the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball on Saturday...
All-Star ratings up slightly from last year’s record lowJuly 12, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewership for the All-Star Game ticked up slightly from last year's record low...
LEADING OFF: MLB sees how All-Star Game shows in TV ratingsJuly 12, 2017 GMT
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
Miami says probe into PEDs found no wrongdoingJune 30, 2014 GMT
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The University of Miami said Monday that an investigation into former strength coach Jimmy Goins found no evidence that he provided performance-enhancing drugs to athletes.
Selig insists ‘This sport is cleaner than ever’July 15, 2013 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — With his staff pursuing yet another investigation into performance-enhancing drugs, Commissioner Bud Selig defended baseball's drug-testing program on the eve of the All-Star game and insisted "this sport is cleaner than it's ever been."
Report: Yanks GM angry at A-Rod for Twitter updateJune 26, 2013 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees are not seeing eye to eye on his hip injury.
The star third baseman tweeted Tuesday night that his hip surgeon has cleared him to play in rehabilitation games, a move that angered Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, according to ESPN.com.
Hughes to start season on Yankees’ disabled listMarch 27, 2013 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes will join Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson on the disabled list for the start of the season.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced the decision Wednesday after watching Hughes pitch in his second minor league exhibition game since returning from a bulging disk in his upper back.