Alex Rodriguez

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a home run as well as getting his 3000th career hit in the first inning against Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers  Detroit Tigers during their game at Yankee Stadium on June 19, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Fan Who Caught A-Rod’s 3,000 Home Run Ball Holding Onto It — For Now

After talking to the Yankees, Hample posted that he “told the Yankees I’m keeping it.”

06/20/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a home run as well as getting his 3000th career hit in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during their game at Yankee Stadium on June 19, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod Goes Yard For Number 3,000, Yankees Beat Tigers 7-2

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.

06/19/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a home run as well as getting his 3000th career hit in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during their game at Yankee Stadium on June 19, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod Joins 3,000-Hit Club With Homer Against Tigers

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.

06/19/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: All Yankees Fans Cheering A-Rod’s Pursuit Of 3,000 Hits Are Phonies

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.

06/19/2015

Alex Rodriguez

History On The Horizon As A-Rod Pulls Within 3 Hits Of 3,000

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.

06/18/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 17: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees is tagged out by Jeff Mathis #6 of the Miami Marlins in the fifth inning during their game at Yankee Stadium on June 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod Inches Closer To 3,000 As Yankees Beat Marlins 2-1

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.

06/18/2015

Alex Rodriguez

MLB, Union Put Alex Rodriguez Grievance Deadline On Hold

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.

06/17/2015

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod Happy To Be Home, But Fails To Be The Hero In Miami

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.

06/16/2015

Ichiro Suzuki #51 of the Miami Marlins leads off first base as Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees sets to pitch during the first inning of the game at Marlins Park on June 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Rodriguez Flies Out To End Game, Yankees Lose To Marlins 2-1

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.

06/16/2015

Alex Rodriguez

Keidel: Maybe It’s Time To Forgive A-Rod, Even If We Can Never Forget

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.

06/15/2015

David Wilson and Alex Rodriguez

Palladino: For Inspiration, Look To David Wilson — Not Alex Rodriguez

A cheater can assault the record books, but he will never inspire. The cheated can finish last and light up the darkness.

06/15/2015

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod Heads To Hometown, But Don’t Expect Hit No. 3,000 In Miami

Alex Rodriguez is bringing his pursuit of the 3,000-hit milestone to his hometown, where it may be put on hold.

06/15/2015

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6 Biggest Nationality Transfers in Sports

A look at the athletes who represented multiple countries in international competition

06/12/2015

Yankees infielder Brendan Ryan is hit by a pitch in the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals at Yankee Stadium on June 10, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Let Winning Streak Slip Away, Lose Miller To Forearm Injury

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.

06/11/2015

Alex Rodriguez

Palladino: Like It Or Not, A-Rod Belongs In The All-Star Discussion

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.

06/10/2015

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