Clueless Joe has got to go.
Clueless Joe Girardi is the only man on earth who thinks that some guy named Garrett Jones is a better baseball player than Alex Rodriguez.
Why else would Giradi bench A-Rod in the middle of a crucial and dramatic extra-innings marathon? The inept and terrible Yankee manager will tell you that he pinch-ran Jones for A-Rod because he wanted more speed on the bases. But that just shows that Girardi has zero comprehension of how the game was already going. This game was destined to be a marathon, and we need A-Rod’s bat, not this Jones guy who no one ever heard of.
After Girardi benched A-Rod (who incidentally already had two hits in the game and is off to a hot start), Jones came up in his spot FOUR times. FOUR. That is 4 more at-bats that A-Rod should have had. 4 more chances for him to end the game. Instead, Girardi thought it was Continue reading