The Yankees have made it clear that they have no intention of paying Alex Rodriguez a $6 million bonus for hitting a milestone 660th home run.
Homer 660 was hit nearly five years after Rodriguez became the youngest player to reach 600 – on Aug. 4, 2010.
Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an 8th-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win.
James Loney hit a go-ahead infield single in the 13th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays outlasted the New York Yankees 3-2 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
During his surprisingly powerful start to this season, the Yankees have virtually ignored the disgraced slugger’s pursuit of Willie Mays.
Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the New York Mets.
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You may not always agree with Mike Francesa, but the baritone bard of New York City sports is spot-on about one thing: the Subway Series was planned by a blind man.
The stage is now set for a fascinating scene Friday night, when the crosstown Mets bring the majors’ best record and a team record-tying 11-game winning streak to Yankee Stadium.
“I think it would be wrong to be celebrating,” King said, “since for all we know, hundreds of those home runs probably occurred when he was taking steroids.”
“I’ve been booed for 15 years, buddy,” Rodriguez told Jeff Riger of 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit. “I don’t know if you haven’t been around. It’s been one long boo for 15 years.”
Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night.
Whenever I’m slightly objective about the Yankees, I’m branded nouns unsuitable for family programming — particularly on Twitter, the toxic waste of human dialogue. Well, then I’m writing this in my HAZMAT suit.
Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high 10 over seven innings, and the Baltimore Orioles beat CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night at soggy Camden Yards.