The peacemaker: A-Rod unites fractious NYC newspapers

June 16th, 2006 → 9:32 am @ // No Comments

From today’s NY Times: Rodriguez, it would seem, gets worse of Yanks’ tough day
“Rodriguez’s consecutive at-bats—home run [with none on and the Yankees trailing 6-1] and strikeout [with two on and the Yankees trailing 6-4]—seemed to verify what the critics say: that he produces when pressure is right and fails in tougher moments.”

See also:

NY Post: A-Rod failure is one of many

NY Post: Rodgriguez isn’t rescuing Yanks

NY Daily News: A-trocious

NY Daily News: Slumping Alex only hitting self

You know what would probably turn this around? Whining about the official scorer’s decisions.

UPDATE: Alex knows not to disappoint his fans, and on Friday night he delivers the big swinging K in a tie game with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth. To be fair, he did have an infield single in the third.

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