A-Rod Fights Ban, Claiming MLB, Union Railroaded Him

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 6:23 PM EST) -- The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, whom an arbitrator on Saturday hit with a seasonlong suspension for using banned drugs, sued Major League Baseball and his own union Monday, claiming his rights had been trampled and asking a federal judge to vacate the arbitrator's “prejudiced” award.

The suit, assigned to U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in New York federal court, echoes some of the allegations Rodriguez had made in previous filings, such as accusations of improper leaks by the MLB and of harassment of potential witnesses....
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