The former Major League Baseball star was visiting San Francisco to cover the Giants' Sunday night matchup against the Philadelphia Phillies when his vehicle reportedly was broken into, sources tell the San Francisco Chronicle.
Rodriguez had been at the stadium almost the entire day. he and his ESPN crew called the Giants' 9-6 win over Philadelphia on "Sunday Night Baseball".
According to the source, ESPN rented a black Nissan SUV for Rodriguez and other members of the production staff. "I am encouraged that local law enforcement has security footage of the crime and are doing all they can to get the items back". "We're working with local authorities to address it", ESPN said in a statement. The department has made the report confidential, meaning it can not be accessed by members of the force who are not involved in the investigation.
According to TMZ, the items were worth over $500,000 but Alex's rep says the item's value are being "grossly exaggerated".
Overall, it was a hard weekend for the Sunday Night Baseball crew.
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez pauses during a news conference, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in New York, after announcing that Friday, Aug. 12, will be his last game as a player. Mendoza was not seriously injured when her vehicle was rear-ended, according to ESPN, and she is expected to rejoin "Sunday Night Baseball" this week, when it broadcasts a Chicago Cubs-Pittsburgh Pirates game in Williamsport, Pa., site of the Little League World Series.