No one tells A-Rod that Andy Pettitte is retiring
On the subject of Alex Rodriguez and his thoughts on Andy Pettitte's retirement, here's this.
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 ...
Asked for a comment about Pettitte, A-Rod said "tell me what happened." Reporters pointed to retirement presser on overhead TV. Didn't know.— Peter Botte (@PeterBotte) September 20, 2013
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 ...
Our Latest Stories
The Red Sox youngster said he was going deep and he did on the first pitch
Jason Heyward's new swing, the health of the Mets' rotation and more question marks for NL...
Tampa Bay's franchise player remains bummed
Donaldson is dealing with calf trouble early in Blue Jays camp
That means Andrew Miller and Bryan Shaw will match up in the seventh and eighth innings
Betts was playing in Chris Paul's charity bowling tournament