After talking to the Yankees, Hample posted that he “told the Yankees I’m keeping it.”
Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases as the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night.
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez recorded his 3,000th hit on Friday in the 1st inning of the Bombers’ game against the Tigers.
I get that people love a redemption story. Man screws up, apologizes, reforms himself, and does well. But that’s not what A-Rod’s story is.
Alex Rodriguez is now three hits from 3,000 after going 2-for-2 in the Yankees’ 2-1 victory over the Marlins on Wednesday.
Alex Rodriguez singled twice to raise his career hits total to 2,997, Michael Pineda carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before allowing Christian Yelich’s home run, and the Yankees beat the Miami Marlins.
Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place on the career home run list on May 1, and baseball’s labor contract sets a 45-day deadline to file a grievance.
Rodriguez pinch-hit with two out and a runner on first in the ninth inning and flied out, and the Yankees lost 2-1. Even so, he was happy to be in the city where he grew up and still lives in the offseason.
Alex Rodriguez pinch-hit and flied out to end the game in his homecoming Monday night, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Yankees 2-1.
A-Rod’s journey from messiah to pariah is amply archived, his crimes and misdemeanors laid across every sports desk and chopped into microscopic bits.
A cheater can assault the record books, but he will never inspire. The cheated can finish last and light up the darkness.
Alex Rodriguez is bringing his pursuit of the 3,000-hit milestone to his hometown, where it may be put on hold.
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Denard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees’ seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.
With a tad over a month left before the July 14 All-Star Game, it is entirely legitimate to make the case that A-Rod should appear somewhere on that roster of American League reserves.