No one tells A-Rod that Andy Pettitte is retiring

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

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For your measured consideration, here's a tweet from Peter Botte of the New York Daily News, an electric newspaper, on the subject of Andy Pettitte's retirement and the reaction of Alex Rodriguez to same ...

Perhaps A-Rod was joking or just numbly and resignedly living up to the role scripted for him -- the hang-dog fop whom nobody talks to anymore. Or perhaps he really is oblivious to this extent.

If nothing else, this ignorance -- feigned or genuine -- has gifted us a meme ...

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