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Sources: A-Rod, MLB far apart

Updated: August 3, 2013, 1:52 AM ET
By T.J Quinn and Andrew Marchand | ESPN.com

Negotiations between Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball are apparently stuck on Rodriguez's desire to make sure he can cash in on at least some of the remaining $100 million owed under his contract, and there's also a wide gap between the suspension he is willing to accept and the one MLB would like to issue, two sources familiar with the talks told ESPN's "Outside the Lines."

The suspension of Rodriguez and eight other major league players should be announced within the next ...

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