A-Rod fastest to 13 homers
St. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez became the first player in major league history to hit 14 homers in the first 18 games of a season and tied the record for April homers, connecting in the second and ninth innings of the New York Yankees' 10-8 loss to Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Monday night.
A-Rod matched the record for April homers set by Albert Pujols last year. Rodriguez also leads the majors with 34 RBIs.
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