A-Rod's Suit Challenging Ban A Wild Pitch, MLB Says

Law360, New York (January 29, 2014, 11:41 AM EST) -- Alex Rodriguez's bid to vacate his 2014 season-long ban for using performance-enhancing drugs has no legal basis before before a New York federal judge because an arbitrator's decision to bench him marked the "full, final and complete" disposition of the dispute under Major League Baseball's deal with its unionized players, the league said Tuesday.

Judge Edgardo Ramos set a Feb. 14 date for a premotion meeting after MLB's filing said A-Rod's case will fail as a matter of law and hinted that another target of the...
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