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Did A-Rod’s Ego Stop Him from Accepting Deal, Saving MLB Career?

class="ui-droppable">If Alex Rodriguez had come clean about performance-enhancing drug use last spring, he could be gearing up for spring training as the starting third baseman for the New York Yankees. Instead, his career, legacy and reputation have been reduced to rubble by his ego and addiction to the game.



According to Buster Olney of ESPN (subscription required), Rodriguez had a plea deal on the table from Major League Baseball last spring—with a suspension possibly as low as 50 games—but refused to go through with the agreement. As the Biogenesis scandal played out and the investigation grew stronger, baseball went forward with much steeper punishment for the three-time AL MVP.

Per Olney's report:

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