Originally written June 28, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
Not the most shocking news of the day, but odd to hear it coming from someone within the New York Yankees organization. But when one considers the way Brian Cashman responded to Alex Rodriguez’s tweet, you cannot count on professionalism from the Yanks at this point with all things A-Rod. From Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record: Let’s face it, in terms of entertainment value, all the Yankees have is the Alex Rodriguez-front office war – a real doozy, at that. Club officials have nothing but contempt for A-Rod, a sentiment that goes both ways. But they’re also stumped by the slugger’s recent behavior and public comments, which one insider characterized as “bizarre.” You mean to tell me a guy who hangs paintings, yes plural, in his house of himself as a centaur is bizarre? That being said, the Yankees front office is acting like a spoiled rotten kid. A-Rod had offseason surgery, and he is attempting to make a comeback. The guy wants to be on the field, yet the Yankees front office is knocking him for this. The main guy in charge of the roster not named Steinbrenner then berate him publicly, and the Yankees wonder why he [...]
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