Yes, Alex Rodriguez is a role model. The question is what we can learn from the example he sets.
If you are a player who was recently traded, take a few minutes to see what's the best way to handle the situation you are currently in.
One Rangers' employee's decision to leak Ron Washington's pre-Game 7 locker room speech violated a bond of trust.
As bad as Albert Pujols looked after Game 5 in the WS, players make judgment calls on the field all the time, and should.
Carlos Beltran may no longer be the captain of the Mets' outfield, but he'll still think and play like a center fielder.
Following Tommy John surgery, Stephen Strasburg faces a long road to recovery that will include becoming a faceless player for a while.
There can be excitement for any player who gets dealt at the trade deadline, but there can also be plenty of disappointment.
Mark Teixeira reached the majors in 2003 with a big bat and no real defensive position. But he didn't rest on his offensive abilities, and over time has developed into a stellar first baseman.
Jason Heyward, Aroldis Chapman, Mike Leake and Stephen Strasburg will only achieve greatness if they're able to make adjustments.