Alex Rodriguez wants cheating Astros to be more like him

A-Rod wants the Astros to A-pologize.

“I think the one thing that has really upset the fans is you cheat, you win a championship, there is no suspension, and then there’s no remorse,” the 44-year-old Alex Rodriguez said Tuesday while broadcasting the Yankees-Red Sox game on ESPN. “The last one I think is probably the worst one because people want to see remorse. They want a real, authentic apology. And they have not received that thus far.”

Perhaps Rodriguez is referring to an apology like the handwritten letters he wrote the Yankees and their fans a year after he was suspended for the 2014 season for PEDs and his connection to the notorious Biogenesis ring.

Whereas Astros players were found to have illegally stolen signs, the 14-time All-Star Rodriguez went about other means to gain more of an advantage.

“From a guy who has made as many mistakes as anybody on the biggest stage — I served the longest suspension (162 games, reduced from 211) in Major League Baseball history, it cost me well over $35 million, and you know what? I deserved that. And as a result, I came back,” said Rodriguez, whose net worth, combined with that of fiancée Jennifer Lopez, is believed to be close to $800 million.

Rodriguez played two more seasons with the Yankees before retiring in 2016, a year before the Astros first began stealing signs electronically on their way to a World Series title.

For the last four years, Rodriguez has been working to rebuild his reputation after he became one of the faces of baseball’s steroid era.

Unlike Rodriguez, Astros players were not punished for the sign-stealing scheme because they were granted immunity by MLB to help with the investigation.

However, members of the Astros organization have been slammed by heckling fans and other players, and their lack of remorse for the scandal has only made baseball circles angrier.

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