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ArodPatrick McDermott/Getty ImagesAlex Rodriguez will be on the bench to start Game 5 of the ALDS against the Orioles Friday night.

On Friday's show, Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo looked back at another fantastic night on the diamond, delve into Joe Girardi's decision to bench Alex Rodriguez and look forward to an incredible slate in both college football and the NFL. Check out the best highlights of the show below!

Sports Illustrated and MLB Network's Tom Verducci dissects Joe Girardi's decision not to start Alex Rodriguez in Game 5, the dominance of Justin Verlander, the Giants' incredible comeback and what he expects from Friday night's games. Listen

Former Major League outfielder Jim Edmonds gives a player's perspective on Alex Rodriguez's benching, talks about how the move could impact Rodriguez, weighs in on the Cardinals' series against the Nationals and also talks about the momentum the Giants have on their side right now. Listen director of college scouting Todd McShay breaks down the matchup between South Carolina and LSU, explains why Jadaveon Clowney is such a force for the Gamecocks and talks about who should be on upset alert this weekend. Listen college football writer Travis Haney discusses the importance of this weekend's game between South Carolina and LSU, remaining roadblocks for the nation's top teams and who are the favorites to make the national title game. Listen

Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo look into their crystal ball in an attempt to write Monday's headlines on Friday. Listen

ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards talks about the most important games on the schedule in Week 6, the critical nature of games this time of year and even weighs in on Alex Rodriguez getting benched. Listen

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