If you’re rooting for the Orioles to complete a Division Series upset of the
There’s a lot at stake on a lot of levels and there are some complex issues that Girardi and A-Rod will have to work through even after the Yankees postseason is over. All of that makes Girardi’s decision to pinch hit for A-Rod in Game 3 (which saved that game for the Yankees) and Game 4 and bench him in favor of
"It is difficult,'' Girardi said during his pregame news conference. "He has meant a lot to the organization [and] the game of baseball over the years. And he has been a very productive hitter. But he struggled against right-handers in the series and Chavy has been good against right-handers all year long."
Rodriguez cannot be happy, especially with his good recent numbers against
Girardi continues to express confidence that Rodriguez will snap out of it, but he better hope that there is another playoff series ahead in which to give him that opportunity before