Could A-Rod replace Aaron Boone yet again?
After losing Boone to the Yankees, ESPN is targeting another former Bomber as his replacement.
The Worldwide Leader in Sports is attempting to lure Alex Rodriguez away from Fox Sports, according to Sporting News.
Rodriguez has earned rave reviews since making his broadcasting debut during the 2015 postseason. The former Yankee slugger has starred on Fox Sports’ studio program, along with Pete Rose, Frank Thomas and Kevin Burkhardt.
ESPN is in the market for another MLB analyst after Boone left “Sunday Night Baseball” to manage the Yankees.
ESPN would even be willing to “share” Rodriguez with Fox, agreeing to an arrangement that would allow the former All-Star infielder to split time with both networks, according to Sporting News.
Fox, however, is unwilling to agree to such a deal, according to Sporting News.
If Rodriguez were to join ESPN as an analyst and replace Boone on “Sunday Night Baseball,” it would be an ironic twist of fate as Rodriguez, of course, initially replaced Boone at third base with the Yankees in 2004 after Boone tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while playing pickup basketball.
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