A-Rod stands by union's stance
NEW YORK -- The Players' Association got in the middle of the proposed Alex Rodriguez trade Wednesday, forcing the Red Sox and Rangers to seek another way to complete the blockbuster deal they had already agreed on. And A-Rod himself will not agree to the deal without the union's blessing.
Boston and Texas said they settled on all the players involved in the trade. The Red Sox and Rodriguez agreed to restructure the shortstop's $252 million contract, Rangers owner Tom Hicks said.
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