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Al B. Al? Not exactly

Was this a case of Al B. Al?

Well ... sort of.

Third base coach Rob Thompson also deserves his share of the blame.

Fourth inning. No out. A-Rod on second. Robinson Cano on first.

Mark Teixeira hits a single to left.

Mind you, King Felix is on the mound. And he’s only surrendered two runs at Yankee Stadium ever.

Anyway, it should’ve been bases loaded, no out and a chance to break it open.

Instead, A-Rod hesitated rounding third and Thompson waived him home.

Needless to say, A-Rod was out by several feet.

Nick Swisher followed by grounding back to the mound, and Raul Ibanez struck out.

The score remains 1-1. Count this as a lost opportunity.