Alex Rodriguez hasn’t been part of the team. He is not a distraction, but simply a sideshow. It’s the only issue of which he is guiltless.
Girardi took the unusual step Wednesday to help protect his left-handed heavy lineup against a Rockies bullpen filled with left-handed relievers.
Lineup questions are all the rage these days. It seems unfathomable to many fans that Joe Girardi would bat his leading home run (and strikeout) man in the leadoff spot.