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Álex Rodríguez
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Aug. 15 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET22:22 ET2:22 GMT10:22 7:22 PM MST9:22 PM EST9:52 PM VEN6:22 UAE (+1)9:22 PM CT-Rodriguez released a statement through his publicist, Ron Berkowitz, confirming that he will not play again this season.
Analysis: The Marlins were said to be interested after losing slugger Giancarlo Stanton for the season.
Aug. 13 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET0:36 ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST12:06 AM VEN8:36 UAE11:36 PM CT-Rodriguez had a memorable finale with the Yankees, getting an RBI double in his first at-bat and walking off the field as a third baseman to a standing ovation and embraces from his teammates as he ended his 13-year run in New York during Friday's 6-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Analysis: Rodriguez savored every moment of his final game for the New York Yankees and possibly the last of his eventful 22-year career. The moment that touched him the most was when manager Joe Girardi gave the 41-year-old an opportunity to play third base for one more out. Before Rodriguez walked off the field to the ovation, he was honored in a ceremony which appropriately enough was conducted with loud thunder in the background.
Aug. 9 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST8:10 PM VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 PM CT-Rodriguez went 0 for 4 in his second-to-last game for the Yankees on Thursday, but he drove in a run with a bases-loaded dribbler to cap a three-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted New York to a 4-2 win in Boston.
Analysis: A-Rod, four homers shy of 700 for his career, will face the Rays' Chris Archer on Friday night in his final game. The 41-year-old is 2 for 15 with two homers against the right-hander. Rodriguez has only four hits in his last 41 at-bats overall.
Aug. 7 8:34 AM PT9:34 AM MT10:34 AM CT11:34 AM ET11:34 ET15:34 GMT23:34 8:34 AM MST10:34 AM EST11:04 AM VEN19:34 UAE10:34 AM CT-Rodriguez has announced he will play his final major league game Friday. During a press conference before the Yankees' game against the Indians, Rodriguez said he was approached by Hal Steinbrenner on Wednesday about retiring and said it was the Yankees' decision. He will stay on with the Yankees, however, and become a special adviser and instructor with the team.
Analysis: The 41-year-old Rodriguez will go down as one of the most prolific and polarizing figures in baseball history. The three-time AL MVP and 14-time All-Star has 696 home runs to trail only Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth but was also suspended for the entire 2014 season for performance enhancing drugs. He has been a nonfactor on a disappointing Yankees team this season, batting .204 with nine homers and 29 RBIs, and has gotten just one at-bat this month.
Aug. 4 4:12 PM PT5:12 PM MT6:12 PM CT7:12 PM ET19:12 ET23:12 GMT7:12 4:12 PM MST6:12 PM EST6:42 PM VEN3:12 UAE (+1)6:12 PM CT-Rodriguez is back on the Yankees' bench despite whopping career numbers against Mets starter Bartolo Colon, and it's not certain when the slumping slugger will play again.
Analysis: The 41-year-old Rodriguez wasn't in the lineup Thursday night at Yankee Stadium for the wrap up of the Subway Series. A-Rod is in a 2-for-28 rut, is hitting .204 overall and has started once since July 22. He is stuck at 696 career home runs.
July 29 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET18:51 ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST6:21 PM VEN2:51 UAE (+1)5:51 PM CT-Rodriguez says he expects to get some playing time at first base during the final two months of the regular season.
Analysis: Friday's game at Tampa marked the sixth in a row that the 41-year-old wasn't in the Yankees' starting lineup. He's only been used as a designated hitter and pinch hitter, batting .206 with nine homers and 29 RBIs in 58 games, but he's been working out at first.
July 25 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET22:48 ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST10:18 PM VEN6:48 UAE (+1)9:48 PM CT-Rodriguez was out of the lineup for a third straight game Monday night against the Houston Astros as he remains mired in a slump.
Analysis: Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel has been tough on Rodriguez, but the decision was more to keep Carlos Beltran in the lineup. Beltran has hit .305 this season with 21 home runs and 62 RBIs entering Monday.
July 21 1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 PM CT-Rodriguez went 0 for 3 on Thursday.
Analysis: If you still have him on your fantasy roster, it's time to let him go after going 1 for 15 in his last five games.
July 19 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET23:05 ET3:05 GMT11:05 8:05 PM MST10:05 PM EST10:35 PM VEN7:05 UAE (+1)10:05 PM CT-After ending a 16-game drought without a homer Monday, Rodriguez went 0 for 3 with a walk in Tuesday's win over the Orioles.
Analysis: A-Rod is 3 for 23 with that lone RBI in his last eight games.
July 18 7:23 PM PT8:23 PM MT9:23 PM CT10:23 PM ET22:23 ET2:23 GMT10:23 7:23 PM MST9:23 PM EST9:53 PM VEN6:23 UAE (+1)9:23 PM CT-Rodriguez homered for the first time in 16 games Monday and it was the 696th of his career.
Analysis: Rodriguez is hitting just .216 on the season, but he could be a good choice this week since he's batting .368 with two homers in five games against the Orioles in 2016.
July 6 10:45 AM PT11:45 AM MT12:45 PM CT1:45 PM ET13:45 ET17:45 GMT1:45 10:45 AM MST12:45 PM EST1:15 PM VEN21:45 UAE12:45 PM CT-Rodriguez went 1 for 6 in the designated hitter spot in Tuesday's win over the White Sox.
Analysis: It was A-Rod's first start since Thursday - before a weekend series at San Diego. He has a .211 OBP in his past 10 games and only one homer in last 23.
June 27 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Rodriguez was back in the Yankees' lineup Tuesday and went 0 for 3 with an RBI and two strikeouts.
Analysis: The three-time MVP was on the bench Monday and said he was "surprised" he was held out for the second straight day. Rodriguez, who turns 41 next month, has struck out 13 times in 35 at-bats over his last nine contests.
June 24 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET22:32 ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST9:32 PM EST10:02 PM VEN6:32 UAE (+1)9:32 PM CT-Rodriguez had two hits Friday.
Analysis: The underachieving former superstar has at least one hit in six of his last seven games.
June 11 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Rodriguez went hitless for just the second time in 10 games this month in Friday's win over the Tigers, and he hasn't homered in a season-high seven consecutive games.
Analysis: A-Rod has gone deep five times in 32 at-bats against Justin Verlander, the Tigers' scheduled starter Saturday, and is a career .344 hitter against him with only three strikeouts.
June 7 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET22:04 ET2:04 GMT10:04 7:04 PM MST9:04 PM EST9:34 PM VEN6:04 UAE (+1)9:04 PM CT-Rodriguez went 2 for 4 with an RBI on Tuesday.
Analysis: Rodriguez is batting .345 over the last seven games after entering that stretch with a .170 average in his first 24 contests.
June 2 8:43 AM PT9:43 AM MT10:43 AM CT11:43 AM ET11:43 ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST11:13 AM VEN19:43 UAE10:43 AM CT-Rodriguez doubled Wednesday.
Analysis: Rodriguez raised his OPS to .653 and has now gone nine straight games without a walk. That means pitchers aren't scared of him anymore and why would they be? He's one of baseball's worst hitters.
June 1 10:53 PM PT11:53 PM MT12:53 AM CT1:53 AM ET1:53 ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST1:23 AM VEN9:53 UAE12:53 AM CT-Rodriguez is back in the New York Yankees' lineup for Wednesday's series finale against the Blue Jays.
Analysis: Rodriguez sat out the first two games in Toronto, both New York losses, after playing the previous four games. He's batting .170 with six home runs and 14 RBIs. Rodriguez will bat sixth for just the third time this season. He's one spot behind struggling first baseman Mark Teixeira, who's batting fifth for the fifth time in 2016.
May 28 11:54 AM PT12:54 PM MT1:54 PM CT2:54 PM ET14:54 ET18:54 GMT2:54 11:54 AM MST1:54 PM EST2:24 PM VEN22:54 UAE1:54 PM CT-Rodriguez got back in the swing by cracking a two-run homer in Friday's win at Tampa Bay.
Analysis: The homer is A-Rod's lone hit in eight at-bats since returning from a hamstring injury Thursday. He's struck out in four of those plate appearances. Rodriguez can still bring power to your fantasy team, though owners will have to live with a low batting average.
May 4 2:00 PM PT3:00 PM MT4:00 PM CT5:00 PM ET17:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST4:30 PM VEN1:00 UAE (+1)4:00 PM CT-Rodriguez will bat fifth in Thursday's game against Toronto after being activated from the disabled list.
Analysis: The 40-year-old slugger, sidelined since May 4 by a strained right hamstring, showed he's healthy by going 3 for 6 in two rehab starts for Double-A Trenton and launching a two-run homer on Wednesday.
May 2 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Rodriguez homered again and drove in four runs in Sunday's loss at Boston.
Analysis: That's three homers in four games for A-Rod, who's 6 for 14 with six RBIs during that stretch. The 40-year-old had just two homers while batting a meager .132 through his first 14 games.
May 1 10:42 AM PT11:42 AM MT12:42 PM CT1:42 PM ET13:42 ET17:42 GMT1:42 10:42 AM MST12:42 PM EST1:12 PM VEN21:42 UAE12:42 PM CT-Rodriguez was 0 for 3 on Saturday.
Analysis: Rodriguez had homered in two straight but looked more like a 40-year-old hitting .185 in this one.
Apr. 30 4:02 PM PT5:02 PM MT6:02 PM CT7:02 PM ET19:02 ET23:02 GMT7:02 4:02 PM MST6:02 PM EST6:32 PM VEN3:02 UAE (+1)6:02 PM CT-Rodriguez homered for a second straight game in Friday's loss at Boston.
Analysis: A-Rod is finally getting going after a miserable start. The 40-year-old is 5 for 9 with four extra-base hits over a three-game stretch after he hit .132 over his first 14.
Apr. 28 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Rodriguez stunned the fantasy world Wednesday.
Analysis: Rodriguez went 3 for 3 with a solo homer and a walk to raise his average 45 points to .190. "It's a long season and (I'm) a work in progress. I'm always tweaking and working on things and I'm just trying to find the cadence that I had last year," A-Rod said. "The last week or so has been a little better."
Apr. 25 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Rodriguez says he feels good a day after coming out of a game because of stiffness in his left side.
Analysis: Rodriguez wasn't in the lineup for the New York Yankees for their series opener Monday night at Texas, though manager Joe Girardi said A-Rod had already talked to him about maybe pinch-hitting in the game. In Sunday's 8-1 home loss to Tampa Bay, Rodriguez drove in New York's run with a fourth-inning double that snapped a 1-of-18 slide. He was pulled for a pinch-hitter in the sixth after he felt something his lower back.
Apr. 17 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-Rodriguez has been dropped three spots to sixth in the New York Yankees' batting order. Manager Joe Girardi made the move for Sunday's series finale against the Seattle Mariners as New York tried to stop a four-game losing streak.
Analysis: The 40-year-old Rodriguez is hitless in his last 19 at-bats. A season after hitting 33 home runs, A-Rod is batting .100 (3 for 30) with one homer and two RBIs.
Apr. 8 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET1:04 ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST12:34 AM VEN9:04 UAE12:04 AM CT-Rodriguez was 2 for 4 on Thursday.
Analysis: Rodriguez finally got some hits after starting 0 for 6. He'll get booed in Detroit in Friday's pregame introductions.
Mar. 23 12:00 PM PT1:00 PM MT2:00 PM CT3:00 PM ET15:00 ET19:00 GMT3:00 12:00 PM MST2:00 PM EST2:30 PM VEN23:00 UAE1:00 PM CT-Rodriguez says he plans to retire from baseball after the 2017 season.
Analysis: The New York Yankees slugger revealed his intentions Wednesday during an interview with ESPN. His plans were confirmed by spokesman Ron Berkowitz. Rodriguez, who returned last season from a one-year drug suspension, has 687 home runs, 75 shy of Barry Bonds' career record. His 10-year contract with the Yankees runs through 2017.

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