No deals for MLB cheaters

Reported negotiations with Braun, Rodriguez undermine faith in baseball

Updated: August 3, 2013, 1:07 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

As we waited this week to see whether Major League Baseball would suspend more players, Alex Rodriguez reportedly was being offered a "deal" to save himself from being banned from baseball forever.

Or the rest of his natural life. Whichever comes first.

MLB had "voluminous evidence" against A-Rod, according to various accounts of the rumored negotiations. Enough to find him guilty of so many things that the commissioner could do a Bart Giamatti and make sure A-Rod is never seen in ...

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