The 11 Best Twitter Reactions To Alex Rodriguez Getting Benched

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In a controversial move, Yankees manager Joe Girardi benched Alex Rodriguez for tonight’s deciding Game 5 against the Orioles.Yes, one of the best baseball players of all time is riding the pine in an elimination game.

After the switch was announced, Twitter blew up in a storm of jokes, insight, and various witticisms.

We picked out our favourites.

A-Rod is signed until 2017

A play on the rumour that A-Rod has a portrait of himself as a centaur in his house


If this was the NBA, the contract could be voided

More money jokes

The gambling website Covers says the move makes the Yankees a smarter bet

The meme-watch is on

A little Federal Reserve humour

But there is one team who likes taking huge contracts

The narrative lives

Jon Heyman says it's the right move

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