A-Rod asks federal judge to throw out suspension
NEW YORK — Embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez asked a federal judge on Monday to throw out an arbitrator’s decision suspending him for the 2014 baseball season for doping, escalating a battle with Major League Baseball that shows no signs of abating.
In the petition, filed by Rodriguez’s attorneys at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, they said arbitrator Fredric Horowitz exhibited “blatant partiality” toward MLB.
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