From The Hardball Times:
I do think he needs a change of scenery. He looked like a deer in the headlights during the LDS. He’ll always be under a microscope but maybe he can find one with a less penetrating lens. Until then the less he says and the more he plays like Alex Rodriguez the better off he’ll be.
I think Alex has too much Red Light Fever to be able to stop talking. But, maybe, if he could do it, it would help?
Moving him is a mistake, in my opinion. He has talent – the kind that doesn’t come along that often. The post-season thing will come around. Remember Barry Bonds? He used to get killed for being a playoff choker. Then, one big World Series in 2002 shut that all down. This is what Rodriguez needs – just one post-season series where he is the man. You can live off that. Make it a World Series, and it’s even better.
Reggie, Mr. October, hit .227 in 11 ALCS series (in 163 ABs!). No one talks about that thanks to the 1977 World Series.