Yankees star: 'You have to protect yourself'
TORONTO -- New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez plans to appeal any suspension he might receive for his role in Saturday's brawl with the Boston Red Sox.
"Whatever it is I'm going to appeal it," Rodriguez said Monday. "When somebody attacks, you have to protect yourself."
Boston pitcher Bronson Arroyo hit Rodriguez with a pitch
Saturday, prompting the AL MVP to stare at the mound as he moved
slowly toward first base. Boston catcher Jason Varitek positioned
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