Alex Rodriguez fails, but Raul Ibanez stands tall

Alex Rodriguez strikes out during the sixth inning

Alex Rodriguez strikes out during the sixth inning of Game 3 of the ALDS against the Baltimore Orioles. (Oct. 10, 2012) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Thirty feet from a shot at redemption, the distance between the on-deck circle and home plate, Alex Rodriguez's future with the Yankees veered wildly off course into unknown territory during Wednesday night's's Game 3 of the ALDS.

That's because in the ninth inning, with the Yankees trailing 2-1, Joe Girardi finally decided it was time for a change. The manager approached A-Rod, told him Ibanez,...

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