Re: The Yankees & Arod
posted at 8/18/2013 11:57 AM EDT
In response to southpaw777's comment:
In response to pinstripezac35's comment:
This is disturbing to me, Zac. I thought you were a baseball fan. Instead your focus is wins for the Yankees no matter what it takes.
seems a tad strong S5
the yankees are with in the rules
rules that are written with both the mlb players & owners consent
not like they changed his name
and put a bobby v disguise on him
This is that typical "Yankee entitlement" mentality that many baseball fans find abhorrent.
it is true
I am a strong believer in nyy entitlement ;-)
Reading between the lines it appears that you have no problem with ARod slapping the ball out of Arroyo's glove or ARod yelling, "I've got it" when he's rounding third and there's a popup to the 3Bman.
I have NP with yelling, "I've got it"
inf are always trying to dupe base runners
do you have a problem with the hidden ball trick
I do have a slight problem with pedrioa and arod slapping the ball in the PO
but just chalk it up to being all in and frustrated at the same time
No problem because it's all done in the name of the Yankees winning. Are the Yankees exempt from "playing the game the right way" just because they're the Yankees? Maybe it's just me, but I'd rather lose with Mike Lowll at 3B than win with ARod there.
As in life, "playing the game the right way" sometimes involves doing something that's not in your own best interest.
I'll let this pass
we both know the yanks have a pretty good rep
when it comes to "playing the game the right way"
The argument of, "It's not wrong because other people are doing it too" went away a long time ago. Like in the 7th grade.
and what yr do they teach everything is B&W
my world is full of grey
if the crux of the roids issue is 'an even playing field'
you bet the fact '' other guys are doing it '' is relevant
wonder if that recent RBI tejada had against you guys
will generate a thread
Thats the only thing Id take issue with zac. Hidden ball is certainly one thing, but yelling I got it as a runner to the opposing 3b is certainly bush league at best. I did that in Babe Ruth league as a 14yr old...A-Rod has a history of cheap moves. If he didnt, maybe it wouldnt be made such a big deal of, although I would still call that move bush league.
If I remember correctly, Joe Torre took exception to it, also, and said it would be addressed. The bottom line AROD has never grown up, and most likely, never will