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It's very much let's get more now on what's at stake for A-Rod in the rest of the players wrapped up in this scandal David Stone is a former general legal counsel for the parent company.
Of the New York Yankees to deceive thanks for being here so as someone who was -- -- part of the Yankees organization.
You know perhaps the most storied franchise in all of professional sports in this country we -- the Yankees are hoping for here.
Well I I kind of look at.
Like there's a game of chicken going on now between Bud Selig and Major League Baseball and a ride.
And the Yankees are sitting -- -- incentive.
Weaving a flag.
I think it's unlikely.
That -- -- is not gonna get suspended for at least a season.
And given that fact I think the Yankees.
In my opinion.
Would be rooting for a longer suspension rather than -- shorter ones simply because they have a huge contract.
That they have to pay to him.
And they would not have to pay him during -- suspension.
Do you think that they're going through that contract right now and looking for an out.
I think that if there is any substantial suspension here.
That there is a potential that the Yankees may be able to either get all the way out of this contract or certainly get some kind of a -- you -- on the contract based on his inability to perform.
Well no significant period of the contract.
I read a piece last week that said basically suggested the only way to really -- of the game would be to punish teams.
The wave -- in college sports teams are punished when when players screw up and championships are stripped of collegiate teams.
You know if the Yankees faced having some of their championship -- taken down as a result of harboring players like -- Do you think the sport would be cleaned up a little faster.
What I think you're writing that.
You know you have to go after the teams I mean in in in in a certain respect.
These players -- the teams the teams got the benefit of that from the players but they're not being punished.
Only the players are being punished the problem is proving that the team's new four or had any legal.
You know liability for what these players were dealing and that seems to be a very hard thing to prove.
Well we'll see what happens with all of -- David -- -- the former General Counsel -- yankees -- good to meet you thanks very much for coming and thanks.
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