The Yankees are trying to make #BAEROD a thing

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon


By JOHN DORN

Last year, we had #RE2PECT. This season, we have #BAREOD.

The New York Yankees' extraordinarily awkward love affair with Alex Rodriguez is in full swing after the 40-year-old belted a go-ahead grand slam Wednesday against the Minnesota Twins. And when the love is real, you get pet names. Like BAE-ROD.

There's no telling if this will actually end up being a thing, but the Yankees are trying like hell to make it happen.


We can just go ahead and ignore the year-plus that the two sides seemed to be on the outs, with the Yankees refusing to acknowledge Rodriguez's milestones and challenging him to sue.

'Sall good. A-Rod is bae. For the next three seasons, at least.

A-Rod: I'll Play as Long as I Can

More from AOL.com:
Morning Rewind, 8/19: Free baseball AND free pie
Tom Brady reportedly open to taking suspension from NFL
Michael Jordan tells jury he values his image 'preciously'
Read Full Story

From Our Partners