Word has come out recently that New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez will most likely be suspended on Monday afternoon until the end of the 2014 season.
BREAKING: Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday, likely through end of ’14 season, sources have told Outside the Lines.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 4, 2013
This has been long-awaited news and could be one of the best stories coming out of the MLB in a while. Why do I say it’s a good thing for baseball? Well, the aging superstar has been linked to many steroid scandals over the years and it’s easy to see that he’s a cancer for the game of baseball.
He will not receive the 50-game suspension that many believe he was going to serve originally, but will serve a harsher two-year suspension from the game, making him ineligible to play until the 2015 season–which would make him 40-years-old if he were still to play.
Looks like the slugger will be on his way out of baseball before we know it and the nightmare that has been A-Roid will come to an abrupt end this week. This has been a long-awaited news story for Yankee fans and baseball fans in general.
Ryan Braun has already received his suspension and will not return to the field this season because of the Biogenesis scandal that has rocked the baseball landscape.
Sure, A-Roid has been one of the most iconic baseball players in the past decade and used to be the favorite player of many, but this is just something that needs to happen for the good of the game.
Say goodbye to Alex Rodriguez everyone, for he may never step on a baseball diamond again. The A-Roid era is over.