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A-Rod voluntarily dismisses lawsuits against MLB, MLBPA and Bud Selig

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

In an odd twist, Alex Rodriguez and his legal team have voluntarily dismissed their lawsuits against Major League Baseball and the players union. Jim Baumbach of Newsday has the news:

A-Rod's camp filed the lawsuit against MLB and MLBPA seeking an injuction that could potentially overturn his record 162-game suspension. The "witch hunt" lawsuit was filed last year and is a separate matter and would not affect the suspension.

Rodriguez, who missed most of last season with the Yankees while recovering from hip surgery, can still refile his suit and continue seeking an injunction, or he could simply stop the legal battle and accept the suspension.

In response, the MLBPA issued the following statement via Twitter:

For those interested, here's the filing:

ARod Lawsuit Dismissal by ngrow9

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