A-Rod Says He’s Ready To Rejoin Yanks, Play Monday

A Rod is looking at monumental suspension being handed down on Monday. It he intends to appeal suspension and fight commissioners office and Bud Selig.

CBS Philly

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez brushed aside any worries about a pending suspension, saying he’s headed to Chicago and plans to play for the New York Yankees on Monday night.

“I’m excited to play Monday,” the star third baseman said after drawing four straight walks with Double-A Trenton on Saturday night. “I can’t wait to see my teammates. I feel like I can help them win.”

Rodriguez said he would work out Sunday — no one disclosed the site — and then travel to Chicago, where the Yankees will open a three-game series with the White Sox on Monday.

No matter what else happens?

“I’m flying to Chicago,” he said.

Major League Baseball and the Yankees turned down requests Saturday to meet with Rodriguez’s camp and the union about the embattled star’s expected drug penalty, two people familiar with the talks told The Associated Press.

The overtures were made…

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