Everyone wins in settlement between the Yankees and their best hitter, Alex Rodriguez

For The Win

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association released a joint statement on Friday to announce a resolution in the dispute between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez over a $6 million milestone bonus in his contract. It reads, in part:

As part of this resolution, Mr. Rodriguez and the Yankees have agreed that a total of $3.5 million in charitable contributions will be made by the Club, with $1 million going to the following charities that have long enjoyed the support of one or both: the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, the Boys & Girls Club of Tampa, and Pitch In For Baseball; and $2.5 million going to the MLB Urban Youth Foundation, which will use the money to further programs and initiatives aimed at increasing youth participation in baseball, particularly in urban areas. Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. will determine the initiatives to be supported by the $2.5 million contribution…

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