Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/9/13
People enjoy watching Alex Rodriguez get hit with stray fastballs. We'll not explore the reasons that might be, but it does seem to be a shared experience for many many Americans. You would think that experience would not be shared by those close to the pitcher, who in throwing a bean-ball has damaged either his statistical rating or his personal reputation. But there is one lady whose disgust for Rodriguez transcends family. That lady is Marilyn Meyers, grandmother of Cody Scarpetta, a right handed pitcher for the Brevard County (Fla.) Manatees, who on Sunday plunked A-Rod in his surgically repaired left hip. Scarpetta didn't mean it, he said, it just slipped. And that was fine with Meyers. "I think (A-Rod) thinks he's kind of a hotshot," Meyers told the New York Daily News . "I don't care for his personality. He just thinks he's better than the other boys." Rodriguez, playing A ball on his rehab assignment, showed reporters the bruise on his hip from Scarpetta's wild pitch, b...
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