Michael Weiner favored A-Rod deal

CHICAGO -- In what is basically an admission of some culpability, players association executive director Michael Weiner said that if Major League Baseball had offered Alex Rodriguez a certain number of games in a suspension, Weiner would have advised Rodriguez to take it.

"I don't want to give a number, but there was a number that I gave A-Rod and we advised him to take it," Weiner told host Chris Russo on Sirius/XM's Mad Dog Radio. "He was never given that number."

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