Alex Rodriguez's fight against suspension by MLB has begun
Alex Rodriguez's fight against his 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball has officially begun.
A spokesman for the Major League Baseball Players Association says the union filed a grievance on his behalf on Wednesday.
It appeals the suspension that MLB levied two days earlier, after an investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
The New York Yankees third baseman can play while the suspension is appealed. He went one-for-five at the plate Wednesday night in a six-five loss to the White Sox in Chicago.