Alex Rodriguez fails, but Raul Ibanez stands tall

+ -
Alex Rodriguez strikes out during the sixth inning

advertisement | advertise on newsday

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...

Continue Reading

Already a Newsday or Optimum customer ?

Get unlimited digital access $1 for 4 Weeks

$0.99/Week Thereafter

Enter your email address to subscribe to Newsday's Sports Now newsletter

Sign up

By clicking Sign up, you agree to our privacy policy.

Comments now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.