That's the end of it.
We'd thought there was maybe a 2 percent chance he'd put A-Rod in, just to mess with everybody, but no.
There aren't a lot of third basemen, you know.
Brian Cashman has already said the Yankees ace won't start Game 7 on two days rest.
Nope, no panicking happening here.
The Yankees manager swears he's not panicking. But he is.
The Yankees lose Game 3 of the ALCS and are on the brink of elimination.
If you're keeping track, Girardi has now pinch-hit for A-Rod three times and kept him out of the starting lineup twice.
This one's not Joe Girardi's doing, though.
Joe Girardi's best lineup hasn't been good enough.
The Yankees fall behind to the Tigers 2-0 with a 3-0 loss.
This time, a miracle Raul Ibanez homer backfired.
Yankees win! Yankees win!
Home field isn't everything.
He might not be having the most disastrous series of any Yankee, but given what they need from him, it's surely one of the more disappointing.