Keith Hernandez Rips on A-Rod: Where’s the Purse? (Video)

Bagging on A-Rod used to be the favorite pastime of fans and media until it was replaced by ripping on LeBron. But now that A-Rod skipped out of the way on a double play ball during Friday night’s Subway Series opener between the Yankees and Mets, we can thank Keith Hernandez for bringing it back. Watch Keith Hernandez say to A-Rod “Where’s the purse?” on this Robinson Cano double play ball. Video:

As if the purse line wasn’t enough, play-by-play man Gary Cohen said “At least he didn’t slap at it,” which is a reference to an October, 2004 game between the Yankees and Red Sox where A-Rod made this motion:

Great, now we can add this incident to A-Rod’s growing list of offenses. You ready for it?

– Flipping out over the popcorn feeding caught by the Super Bowl cameras
– These embarrassing pictures from Details Magazine
– Running across Dallas Braden’s pitching mound

After hearing remarks like that, is there any surprise Jose Reyes got into it with Hernandez? Maybe the former Mets first baseman would be best sticking to sleeping during games instead.

Around The Web

  • http://twitter.com/The_Stace Stacey

    Why did a post about Keith Hernandez picking on A Rod turn into an A Rod bashing post? 

    Yes oh my God A Rod is soooo embarrassing. The story about him “flipping out” about the popcorn incident was only from one journalist and everyone at FOX denied it. Running across Dallas Braden’s mound was more embarrassing for Braden because he made a big deal out of nothing and where’s Braden now? Oh right, on the DL again. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1196194483 Kevin Mercado

    WTF IS Keith Hernandez , WAS HE ANY GOOD.

  • http://larrybrownsports.com Larry Brown

    Uh yeah, he won an MVP. Still doesn’t mean it’s OK to say what he did.

  • http://larrybrownsports.com Larry Brown

    It was to provide context about how A-Rod is such a target. Sorry you couldn’t figure that out.

  • Anonymous

    I’m just wondering…did anyone catch what he said about Martin’s slide ? I missed it.

  • Anonymous

    Sorry, double post

  • Anonymous

    Let’s see here; help me figure this out.  It would be ok for A-Rod to run over the Mets second baseman, and risk an injury and trip to the disabled list for him;  It’s ok for a runner to knock over an infielder to break up a double play.  It’s ok for a runner to blast a catcher when he’s trying to score.  If the catcher is lost for the season, a recent occurrence, then there’s maybe a bit of media hand wringing.  But it’s not ok for A-Rod to knock the ball out of Bronson Arroyo’s glove on his way to first.  How is it different?  Is there one of these unwritten baseball rules that pop up now and then, kind of out of nowhere, like the Braden/mound crossing “rule”?  This is a big deal only because it was a Yankee-Red Sox game, it happened at Fenway Park, and it was A-Rod.  It was a stand up play, and was made a big deal by the cry baby Boston and New England “sportswriters.”  You’ve lost two in a row at home to the Yanks.  Live with it.

  • Anonymous

    I think Hernandez thought A-Rod may have a purse to borrow since Hernandez forgot his at home.

  • Anonymous

    What Hernandez hopes everyone forgets is while he was the St Louis Cardinals star 1st Baseman,Manager Whitey Herzog discovered Hernandez was a cocaine addict and immediately they traded him to the Mets for 2 pitchers.Google it.