The Associated Press reports that 12 players have already accepted 50-game drug suspensions from the league.
The players reportedly include:
Nelson Cruz, Texas Rangers outfielder
Jhonny Peralta, Detroit Tigers shortstop
Antonio Bastardo, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher
Jordany Valdespin, New York Mets outfielder
Evereth Cabrera, San Diego Padres shortstop
Jordan Norberto, free agent pitcher
Francisco Cervelli, New York Yankees catcher
Jesus Montero, Seattle Mariners catcher
Cesar Puello, New York Mets outfielder
Sergio Escalona, Houston Astros pitcher
Fautino De Los Santos, San Diego Padres pitcher
Fernando Martinez, New York Yankees Fernando Martinez
However, A-Rod happens to be the one and only holdout, while 12 other baseball players have now accepted drug suspensions from America's Favorite Pastime.
What will happen to the Yankee Superstar? He claims that he won’t quit.
The Associated Press is reporting that Alex Rodriguez is the only holdout against league punishment, as 12 other players have accepted suspensions.
USA Today reports that Major League Baseball is expected to ban A-Rod through the 2014 season.
Rodriguez insists that will be in the lineup Monday night against the Chicago White Sox, however, provided he appeals the suspension immediately.
The suspension which is the biggest since Pete Rose received a lifetime ban in 1989. If this goes through, the Yankee slugger will strike out on a whopping $34 million.