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Yankees' Rodriguez Walks Out Of Grievance Hearing

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Alex Rodriguez said enough is enough Wednesday and walked out of a grievance hearing connected to his 211-game suspension.

After Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig declined to testify at the beleaguered Yankee's hearing and an arbitrator refused to order him do so, Rodriguez walked out of the proceedings.

He issued a statement, saying, "I am disgusted with this abusive process, designed to ensure that the player fails. I have sat through 10 days of testimony by felons and liars, trying to respect the league and the process. This morning, after Bud Selig refused to come in and testify about his rationale for the unprecedented and totally baseless punishment he hit me with, the arbitrator selected by MLB and the Players Association refused to order Selig to come in and face me. The absurdity and injustice just became too much. I walked out and will not participate any further in this farce."

The Yankees third baseman is appealing a record 211-game suspension levied for alleged and admitted steroid use.

While Rodriguez has vowed to abstain from the hearings, his legal team will continue their efforts. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP