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When will A-Rod get walked?

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Apr 21, 2007 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Alex Rodriguez has not drawn a walk since April 14. How is that possible?

On Thursday, after A-Rod beat Cleveland, I blogged that I thought the Indians should have walked him to get to Jason Giambi.

I was immediately called an idiot by assorted people. Which is certainly possible.

Then I saw this Q&A on ESPN.com:

Buster Olney: When Alex Rodriguez hit his latest walk-off homer against the Indians Thursday, where were you, and can you describe the scene?

Mike Myers: I was in the players’ lounge with Brian Bruney, Luis Vizcaino and Darrell Rasner, and we were debating what the Indians were going to do after the wild pitch in the ninth. It was unanimous that they would walk Alex intentionally and go after Giambi.

Joe Torre said the same thing on Friday, as did Derek Jeter and Giambi himself.

With the way the guy is hitting, I think you have to pitch around him. Alex is hittting .371 and Giambi is hitting .271. It ain’t rocket science.

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