A-Rod’s attorney says he is going to fight any punishment, so MLB is trying to find away where he can’t appeal any ruling or play while he is appealing.
THIS JUST IN: MLB may try to suspend Alex Rodriguez under collective bargaining agreement, not PED rules. (via ESPN & media reports)
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 30, 2013
The @AP reports MLB could try to prevent A-Rod from playing while under appeal by punishing under CBA rather than drug agreement.
— T.J. Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN) July 30, 2013
Here is what A-Rod’s lawyer had to say.
“We are focused on an appeal,” Rodriguez’s lawyer, David Cornwell, said in an interview Monday with Stephen A. Smith on “The Michael Kay Show” on ESPN New York 98.7.
Speculation is running wild on what that punishment will be, we should know something soon.