• Yanks Ban A-Rod’s Mule From Team

    Posted by on February 26th, 2009 · Comments (0)

    Via the Daily News -

    Yankee officials have told Alex Rodriguez that Yuri Sucart, believed to be the cousin who injected Major League Baseball’s biggest star with steroids, is no longer welcome at team facilities or hotels.

    Baseball sources told the Daily News Thursday that the Yankees’ front office issued the ban after Rodriguez was seen jumping into an SUV driven by Sucart after Wednesday’s spring training opener against the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Fla.

    Rodriguez did not protest the decision, after he was told that Sucart, who serves as the star’s driver and go-fer, would no longer be given access to clubhouses, training rooms and other team facilities.

    “He acknowledged that it was a problem,” one source said.

    Baseball has changed so much these days. I remember when Charles O. Finley was allowed to take Charlie-O everywhere with him…

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