Yankees meet with Alex Rodriguez, put out terribly generic press release

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Get ready for a joint statement from the New York Yankees.

Excited yet?

Hal Steinbrenner, New York Yankees Managing General Partner / Co-Chairperson
Randy Levine, New York Yankees President
Brian Cashman, New York Yankees Senior Vice President, General Manager
Jean Afterman, New York Yankees Senior Vice President, Assistant General Manager
Alex Rodriguez
Jim Sharp, Legal Counsel to Alex Rodriguez

“Today we held a meeting at Yankee Stadium between Hal Steinbrenner, Randy Levine, Brian Cashman, Jean Afterman, Alex Rodriguez and Jim Sharp. Alex initiated the meeting and apologized to the organization for his actions over the past several years.

“There was an honest and frank discussion on all of the issues. As far as the Yankees are concerned, the next step is to play baseball in spring training.”

That’s the extent of it. Unanswered are questions like “who spent the most time fake smiling during the meeting?” and “how come Alex doesn’t get a title?” How about…

Alex Rodriguez, centaur-wannabe

or

Alex Rodriguez, the guy whose ridiculous contract we’re still trying to void

or

Alex Rodriguez, who hit six postseason homers and drove in 18 runs for the 2009 World Series-winning Yankees

Rodriguez probably didn’t specifically apologize for leading the team past the Phillies in 2009 or for winning MVP honors in 2005 and 2007. He really should have just said “sorry if you were offended” and left it at that. Maybe we’ll find out more when they try out this whole “play baseball in spring training” idea.