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Alex Rodriguez’s Milestone Bonuses Reportedly Will Be Contested by Yankees

class="ui-droppable">The ongoing cold war between the New York Yankees and third baseman Alex Rodriguez appears to be headed for another battle. Bill Madden and Teri Thompson of the New York Daily News reported the Yankees are preparing to contest the $6 million bonuses due to Rodriguez as he moves his way up the all-time home runs list. 

Rodriguez, who is currently fifth on the all-time list with 654 home runs, is six away from tying Willie Mays. The Yankees, citing their beleaguered star's continued use of performance-enhancing drugs, plan to allege his cheating nullifies the marketing power of his ascent in the record books.

The 10-year, $272 million deal Rodriguez signed in 2007 calls for a $6 million bonus for each player he ...

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