Found February 10, 2013 on Taking Bad Schotz:
The Yankees played poorly in the postseason. The whole team, not just one individual. It is actually amazing that the team even beat the Orioles in the Division Series. But Alex Rodriguez became the face of the Yankees’ struggles. We all know the story; Raul Ibanez hit for Rodriguez and hit 2 home runs, one to tie, one to win. Then Eric Chavez played for Rodriguez in the last game of the Yankees’ season. But the story goes deeper because Alex Rodriguez wasn’t healthy. Many fans, myself included, thought that Rodriguez’s hand wasn’t fully healed after he was hit by a Felix Hernandez pitch in July. But just weeks after the Yankees postseason exit, the team revealed that Rodriguez had done damage to his hip once again and would need surgery. I thought the story was over. I thought the Yankees’ estimate of a July return was very ambitious. I liked the report that they could possibly collect insurance on Rodriguez’s contract. A contract that Brian Cashman, Hal Steinbrenner, and Randy Lev...
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  • Baseball does not need primodonnas like Steriod Al. From trying to cheat by knocking out the ball against bronson A. to yelling at the infielders when on the baseball path, to lying about taking steriods. A superstar is suppose to set an example to all young and old baseball players out there. Alex the lying cheat does not. Bottom line he is bad for baseball. Yankees pay him off and get rid of him and keep him from setting the real home run record( Henry Aaron's)
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