The evolution of Alex Rodriguez as a teammate has been somewhat startling to watch. This is a guy whose tenure as a Yankee started with a frosty relationship with Derek Jeter, a reputation as a guy who clanked in the big games and in the post season, and a teammate who provided as many tabloid, off-field headlines as on-field ones. Fast forward to 2012 and you now have a guy who is a bridge on the team between Hispanic players and the non-Hispanic ones. You have a guy who stands up before the first Spring Training game and tells the team that he is all in and wants them to be as well. What a transformation!
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