A-Rod homers against Rays' top pick in extended spring training game

Updated: May 17, 2008, 4:40 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in his first extended spring training game on Saturday.

It was his first game since April 28, when he was initially sidelined by a strained right quadriceps. A-Rod batted five times against David Price, taken first overall in last year's amateur draft by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Rodriguez hit a long opposite-field homer to right on a 95-mph fastball, walked once, flew out and struck ...

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