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New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez has come along way since first donning the pinstripes in 2004, and not under the easiest of circumstances.
The self-inflicted bumps along the road seem to be behind the 36-year old, and I must admit that A-rod has given me a good laugh so far this spring.
Following an off-season with no popcorn incidents, no steroid admissions or opt-outs, A-rod seems more comfortable in his own skin now more than ever. And my guess is this will translate into a solid season for the slugger.
Hey and if after the baseball thing, A-rod should consider becoming a comedian with his recent quotes.
On all the Lin-sanity going on in New York surrounding Knicks emerging star Jeremy Lin, A-rod asked:
“If he’s still looking for a place to crash, maybe he can crash at my apartment? Imagine the tabloids then.”
And just a couple of days later, when the Red Sox new skipper Rex Ryan, I mean Bobby Valentine was asked about the pending retirement of now ex-Captain...