Alex Rodriguez hit a slump-busting grand slam in the seventh inning, and the New York Yankees rallied from a three-run deficit against a depleted Minnesota bullpen to beat the Twins 8-4 Tuesday night.
Boomer and Craig were all smiles Wednesday morning after the Yankees and Mets came out on the winning side of things in their respective games Tuesday night.
Alex Rodriguez’s relationship with the Bombers has come a long way.
They were once tight. Now? Who knows what they are?
Brian McCann and Chris Young hit three-run homers during a nine-run burst in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees broke loose once again, romping past the Boston Red Sox 13-3 Tuesday night.
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Alex Rodriguez marked his 40th birthday Monday night by homering against Texas, the team that gave him his first huge contract.
Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Monday night.
Hardly anyone thought Alex Rodriguez would be celebrating his 40th birthday as a member of the Yankees. But he’s pulled off the improbable.
Alex Rodriguez returned from the All-Star break with a boom, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Friday night.
What is lost on the A-Rod Apologist, shrieking in indignity over the All-Star snub, is that he’s blown past the point of total forgiveness.
Alex Rodriguez says he is “obviously disappointed” to be left off the American League All-Star team, but considered himself “a long shot” to get selected.
“It’s an amazing year,” he said. “The bad hips, all the other stuff, the more than a year off at his age. To come back and do what he’s done is pretty amazing.”
Hank Steinbrenner says Alex Rodriguez is having “one of the greatest comeback years any player has ever had.” But it’s not enough to earn him a place on the AL’s All-Star team.