Buster Olney Thinks the Yankees Might Bench Struggling Alex Rodriguez For Game 5 of the ALDS [UPDATE: A-Rod has been benched.]

Alex Rodriguez in the ALDS: 2-for-16. No extra-base hits. Nine strikeouts. At the plate he looks confused and afraid. It has been a swift downfall for A-Rod, who is only 37 but is guessing so badly with the bat that looks like he’s very near the end of his career.
(Obviously he’s not going anywhere – not when the Yankees still have to pay him $114 million over the next five years.)

Buster Olney of ESPN is guessing that A-Rod is benched for this afternoon’s Game 5 (5:07 pm, TBS):

[UPDATE: Alex Rodriguez has been benched. The lineup: Jeter, Ichiro, Cano, Teixeira, Ibanez, Swisher, Granderson, Martin, Chavez.]

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