Rodriguez made his first base debut on Sunday and it was rather uneventful, however it shows that manager Joe Girardi is willing to trust A-Rod at his new position when needed in 2015.
Interestingly enough, it's a former Mets first baseman that A-Rod wants to be like:
While Yankees fans would surely rather it be someone like Don Mattingly, trying to be like Hernandez is not a bad thing.
Not only did he win a World Series with the Mets in 1986, but Hernandez was also a fantastic defensive first baseman with 11 Gold Gloves to prove it.
Granted, A-Rod is not going to be in the prime of his physical career to be doing what Hernandez could, but it doesn't hurt to take a few pointers. Heck, maybe even A-Rod can give Keith a call sometime.Read more... Join the Conversation...