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Federal Judges Presiding Over A-Rod Lawsuits to Keep Them Separate for Now

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The federal judges presiding over Alex Rodriguez's lawsuits have decided to keep them separate for now.

The judges issued the order in Manhattan Friday.

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association requested that the two suits filed by the Yankees' third baseman be combined.

A-Rod sued MLB and the commissioner in October, saying that they were out to wreck his career and reputation.

On Monday, he filed a second suit to overturn the arbitrator's ruling that suspends him for the 2014 baseball season for violating the drug agreement and labor contract.

The judges say that the suits should remain separate until the course of the first suit is determined.

It's not yet clear whether it will remain in federal court, return to state court or be dismissed. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP