Huffpost Sports

Major League Baseball To Alex Rodriguez's Lawyer: Let Us Release Evidence

Posted: Updated:
Print

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball is challenging Alex Rodriguez's lawyer to allow the sport to make public the evidence that led to the 211-game suspension of the New York Yankees star.

MLB executive vice president Rob Manfred wrote to lawyer Joseph Tacopina on Monday, urging him to waive his client's confidentiality.

He says the league would disclose "all drug tests" and "all prior violations" of Rodriguez, plus documents related to the player's relationships with Anthony Bosch, Dr. Anthony Galea and Victor Conte, and evidence tied to whether Rodriguez obstructed MLB's investigation of the Biogenesis clinic.

According to the letter, which was released by MLB, Rodriguez's side also would be able to disclose documents.

Interviewed on NBC's "Today" show, Tacopina did not say whether he would agree to Manfred's request. He did not respond to a message from The Associated Press.

Rodriguez is playing pending his appeal, which is not expected to be decided by an arbitrator until November at the earliest.

Around the Web

MLB.com: The Official Site of Major League Baseball

Regular Season Standings | MLB.com: Standings

Live Major League Baseball Scores | MLB.com: Scoreboard

Major League Baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

MLB - Major League Baseball Teams, Scores, Stats, News ...

MLB Baseball Scores - MLB Scoreboard - ESPN - ESPN.com

MLB on Yahoo! Sports - News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy ...

MLB: Major League Baseball - Fox Sports

2013 MLB Regular Season Standings - Major League Baseball ...

M.L.B. Suspends Rodriguez and 12 Others for Doping - NYTimes.com

MLB willing to release its evidence on Alex Rodriguez

Bogaerts set to be called up to Red Sox

Ryan Braun tried to discredit urine collector in calls to MLB stars

Roundtable keys Civil Rights Game weekend

MLB Notebook: Miggy rewriting record book

A-Rod lawyer: MLB short on evidence

MLB needs to halt vigilante players

What are best, worst parts of MLB's replay proposal?

Miguel Tejada Suspended 105 Games by MLB for Amphetamine Use

From Our Partners