MLB notebook: Motion filed to dismiss A-Rod lawsuit
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, 6:48 p.m.
A letter to a New York judge said Major League Baseball wants an early dismissal of a lawsuit Alex Rodriguez filed against the league and commissioner Bud Selig.
Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan agreed Monday that both sides could file their motions by Nov. 8 in federal court.
The lawsuit claims MLB went on a “witch hunt” to remove Rodriguez from baseball.
• Former major league catcher Brad Ausmus interviewed for the Tigers' manager's job. Dodgers third-base coach Tim Wallach, Padres bench coach Rick Renteria and Tigers hitting coach — and former Pirates manager — Lloyd McClendon also interviewed for the job.
— Wire reports
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