A-Rod wants to focus on baseball

Updated: August 23, 2013, 11:08 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez has instructed his legal team to quiet down the rhetoric with the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball because he wants the focus just to be on baseball.

"I'm shutting it all down," Rodriguez told ESPNNewYork.com. "I'm shutting it all down, just focusing on baseball, just baseball."

Rodriguez recently hired aggressive lawyer Joe Tacopina, who went through the media last weekend and into Monday to attack the Yankees, their team president and doctors, ...

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