MLB needs Alex Rodriguez

Originally Published: September 12, 2013
By Doug Glanville | ESPN.com

As we race toward Alex Rodriguez's appeal of his 211-game suspension from Major League Baseball, we see that the New York Yankees still have a chance to reach the postseason.

Of course, Rodriguez's return from injury came with a hurricane of distractions, issues and questions, but it also came with a bat that helped galvanize a Yankees team that knew it needed to be one voice working toward one goal, even it disagreed with A-Rod's personal choices. For the most part, A-Rod has filled New ...

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