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Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees walks off the field after he struck out in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Brett Gardner Bopped In Head As Fan Throws Back Homer Ball During Yankees Game

A fan at Yankee Stadium showed off quite an arm Sunday — at the expense of All-Star outfielder Brett Gardner.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 1: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets rounds the bases after he hit a two run home run in the eleventh inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in a game at Citizens Bank Park on June 1, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Duda Goes Yard In The 11th, Mets Edge Phils 4-3

Yet another extra-inning game was fine by the New York Mets, provided they won.


Derek Jeter follows through on a first inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 28, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Displays Flair For Dramatic With 1st-Pitch Home Run

Jeter returned to the New York Yankees’ lineup — again — with customary flair, making an immediate impact on a team desperate for power.


Babe Ruth Home Run Ball Goes For $264,500

Ruth hit the home run in 1934 and later signed the ball. It had been passed down by three generations of a Minnesota family before going to the auction block.


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In MLB’s Year Of The Pitcher, Home Runs Plummet

The decade-plus torrent of home runs slowed this year as major league pitchers enjoyed their most dominant season since before the Steroids Era.


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A-Rod Slugs 30 Homers For 13th Straight Year

New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez hit his 30th homer of the season Wednesday night against Toronto, giving him 13 straight years with 30 homers and 100 RBIs.


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Home Runs Down At New Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium wasn’t that much of a home run haven this year. There were 223 homers hit at the second-year ballpark, down from a major league-leading 237 last year.


Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees celebrates his 600th career home run in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays with teammate Derek Jeter #2 on August 4, 2010. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod Blasts Home Run No. 600

Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player to hit 600 home runs in the first inning at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, reaching the milestone after a 12-game drought — and exactly three years to the day after his 500th homer.