Joe Smith v. Alex Rodriguez in the eighth inning shouldn’t be overlooked as a key part of tonight’s game. Rodriguez represented the tying run when he grounded out to third to end the inning.
“HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s just a great hitter, I just got him this time,Ã¢â‚¬â„¢Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ said Smith, who retired Rodriguez with a sharp sinker. “I was hoping to keep the ball down with him. I know if I got it over the middle of the plate he could hit it a long way.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢Ã¢â‚¬â„¢
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