A-Rod Asks to Play Third Base, Girardi Says No. We Are Denied Fun.
Rodriguez will never be as beloved as New York Yankees Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera, a fact made clear by Joe Girardi's actions in the last week.
Three Stages Of Goodbye For A-Rod, Tex, and Ichiro, and Wild Card Wildness: This Particular Week In Baseball
A-Rod leaves, Mark Teixeira sneaks out the side door, Ichiro is somehow Ichiro again, and Mike Trout continues to look like he could be better than any of them.