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When Alex Rodriguez flies the other team diesàeventually. That seems to be the formula of the 2009 playoffs. á Prior to the 2009 postseason, Rodriguez struggled immensely at the plate when it mattered most. The three-time regular season Most Valuable Player seemingly could not hit anything after Game Three of the 2004 American League Championship Series. á In that game, the Yankees put a beat down on the Boston Red Sox 19-8, but fell apart in the rest of the series. The Yankees ended up blowing a three games-to-none lead to the Red Sox with Rodriguez finishing 8-for-31 with six strikeouts and a batting average of .258. á And his sudden struggles didnÆt stop there. á In 2005, the Yankees were forced to an early exit by the same team they are faci ...

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