Article Photos: Column: Day of reckoning had to come for A-Rod 3/15

  New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez tosses his bat during batting practice before Game 5 of the Yankees American League Division Series baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Rodriguez, who is 2 for 16 with nine strikeouts in the series, was benched for Game 5. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)