Were A-Rod's reactions to Ibanez's home runs genuine?

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Were A-Rod's reactions to Ibanez's home runs genuine?

It was the situation big hitters dream about. Bottom of the ninth. Down one run.

Alex Rodriguez was set to bat, but before he could, manager Joe Girardi pinch-hit Raul Ibanez for him.

Ibanez crushed a home run to tie things up, and three innings later hit another one to give the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Orioles.

Rodriguez was shown in the dugout cheering, but man, that must have been tough, right? How do you balance being taken out by your manager and winning because of the person who replaced you?

That leads to our UNO's Sports Tonight Question of the Day:

Were Alex Rodriguez's reactions to Raul Ibanez's home runs genuine?

Let us know in the comments section, and be sure to continue the discussion at 6:30 on Sports Tonight.

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Red Sox rally for 8-7 spring training victory over Twins

Red Sox rally for 8-7 spring training victory over Twins

Brian Bogusevic's RBI single in the eighth inning gave the Red Sox a come-from-behind, 8-7, spring training victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday in Fort Myers, Fla.

Bogusevic, 32, an outfielder signed to a minor league deal this winter, played in Japan last season and hasn't been in the major leagues since 2015 with the Phillies.

Reliever Tyler Thornburg, acquired in the offseason trade that sent Travis Shaw to the Milwaukee Brewers, had a rough outing in his Red Sox debut. He allowed five runs (four earned), four hits and a walk in 2/3 of an inning as the Red Sox fell behind 7-3 by the fourth inning.

Left-hander Roenis Elias started for Boston and allowed a first-inning home run to Byungho Park. He struck out three in two innings.

Mookie Betts went 2-for-3 with a double and first base prospect Sam Travis, hitting .500 this spring, tied it at 7 with an RBI double in the sixth.

Red Sox manager John Farrell said earlier Saturday that Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to make his first start on Thursday against the Tampa Bay Rays in Fort Myers and Chris Sale will make his first start March 6 against the Houston Astros in West Palm Beach. Rodriguez injured his knee in winter ball in Venezuela and threw his first batting practice session on Saturday.

The Red Sox next travel to Port Charlotte to play the Rays Sunday at 1:05 p.m.