In a complaint filed today, Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball to overturn an arbitral panel’s decision to largely uphold his lengthy suspension from baseball. The panel’s decision, which was made public for the first time as an attachment to the complaint, reduced his suspension from 211 games to 162, but rejected A-Rod’s arguments to overturn or more substantially reduce the suspension. A-Rod’s complaint takes aim at the author of the arbitral decision, arbitrator Frederic Horowitz:
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Major League Baseball today moved to dismiss Alex Rodriguez’s suit accusing it of tortuously interfering with his Yankees contract and potential endorsement deals. The League argues that his suit is preempted by Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. § 185(a), because the allegations are inextricably intertwined with collective bargaining arrangements:
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