Either the Yankees should insert A-Rod as their designated hitter for the next month, giving him a chance to finish off his pursuit of 700 home runs while seeing if there’s any pop left in his legendary bat, or release him giving him a chance to reach his milestone somewhere else while opening a spot for one of the Yankees’ own young players. With nine home runs in 215 at-bats, A-Rod — who flied out to right in the ninth as a pinch-hitter to end last night’s game, has shown he can still hit one out from time to time. Girardi claims Rodriguez could earn at-bats by “getting hot,” but there’s no indication he’ll get the chance.
Odell Beckham seems committed this training camp to limiting distractions and shaping a more professional, less controversial perception of himself. After hurting his leg during workouts on Sunday, said he had intentionally avoided the media’s cameras leaving practice because he didn’t want to be a distraction. A sign of maturity? Maybe. The true test of that maturity and unselfishness begins when he first meets Josh Norman and Washington in Week 3 on Sept. 25 at MetLife Stadium.
Is it me or is the only news we’re hearing about the coming Olympics is always bad news. Olympics hotel bookings and airline reservations are weaker than some had anticipated, and problem after problems are mounting… polluted water, clogged toilets in the Olympic stadium, unfinished athlete living quarters, a Zika epidemic and worries about security days before the opening ceremonies. Can it get any worse? I don’t know about you, but I’m not sure I’ll watch much after the opening ceremonies.
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