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A-Rod embraces the hate in Boston

MLB may ultimately bring down Alex Rodriguez, but boobirds in the stands will not

Updated: August 17, 2013, 9:53 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- It was a situation that would have left most people mortified, if not terrified: being surrounded by a crowd of strangers, their pens poised like knives and their cameras trained on you like a firing squad, forced to confront the charge not just of being a steroid cheat but, worse, a rat.

And beyond the wall of media, a sellout crowd of hostile fans waiting to rip you apart verbally, only because they couldn't do it physically.

But Alex Rodriguez was anything but mortified ...

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