MLB World Series Game 5 Debate: A-Rod As Hero Vs. Lidge As Goat

Posted: 2nd November 2009 by Tom Hanson in MLB
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A-Rod delivered the big blow last nightùbut, was he more the hero or Lidge more the goat?

Let's build the case for each...

A-Rod as the hero

A-Rod hammered a fastball to left that was just one mile-per-hour and about three inches different then the pitch he'd just taken for strike one.

(Technically the pitch seemed to A-Rod about two to three miles-per-hour different given the three inches higher, but that's easy pickins for a decent three-spot hitter.)

As a professional hitter in the three-spot of the biggest pay-rolled line-up in baseball, that's not much to pony up in a bid to be a World Series hero.

Lidge as the goat

Let's see, Lidge threw the same pitch twice in a row to the three-spot hitter of the biggest pa ...

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