Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/11/12
Donald Trump is one of the most outspoken men in America when it comes to business. But when it comes to his Yankees -- and one player in particular -- it seems that The Donald wants to let his voice be heard.




Trump fired off six different tweets in regards to Alex Rodriguez, whose postseason struggles at the plate make him an easy target for criticism.
It all began hours before Wednesday's Game 3 between the Yankees and Orioles, as Trump already called for A-Rod to be moved from the third slot.
While Trump wasn't tweeting during Wednesday's game, he continued ripping Rodriguez on Thursday. After he was pinch-hit by Raul Ibanez in the ninth inning, Ibanez went on to have one of the greatest postseason appearances of all-time.
Joe Girardi made the right call on Wednesday night, as Ibanez tied the game at two with a home-run in the ninth inning, and then proceeded to win the game and give New York a 2-1 series lead with a walk-off dinger three innings later. The star of The Apprentice was rather pleased by the manager's gutsy call.
On Thursday afternoon, Trump continued with his tweeting approval of Girardi and Ibanez, and dismay of Rodriguez.

Raul Ibanez did something never done in baseball history. Amazing move by manager Joe G.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 11, 2012

Great move to take A-Rod out of game. Now terminate his contract based on misrepresentation (drugs).
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 11, 2012
While Rodriguez has been linked to the steroid scandal, he has never been suspended for violating MLB's drug-testing policy. Terminating his contract however, that might be a little harsh.
The tweets kept on piling up on A-Rod, as Trump next felt the need to include some business dealings with the third baseman as his reasoning for the negativity.

Asking why my dislike of A-Rod--dishonorable dealings with me on an apartment deal
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 11, 2012
Staff at Trump Park Avenue disliked A-Rod--to put it "mildly" -- The staff at Trump World Tower loves Derek Jeter.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 11, 2012
Interesting, as it looks like Derek Jeter just sold his condo in the Trump Tower. No word on whether or not Trump will rip into the shortstop.
The last of the Trump tweets focuses on Thursday's Game 4, as New York looks to send the birds packing. If he had his way, Rodriguez wouldn't see the field.

$30M a year and A-Rod is now relegated to the bench. @yankees would have lost if Girardi hadn't benched him in the 9th (see my prediction)
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 11, 2012
Rodriguez is hitting .083 so far this postseason, with one hit in 12 at-bats. A-Rod is a career .268 hitter in the playoffs.
Any chance #Trumptweets catches on in this New York postseason run?

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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