Yanks hit franchise-best 243rd HR

Updated: October 4, 2009, 3:49 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Yankees have set a team record with their 243rd home run.

Alex Rodriguez hit three-run drive in the sixth inning of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. a drive off Rays rookie Wade Davis.

New York's previous record was set in 2004. The Yankees homered in 127 of 162 games this season and hit 136 at their new $1.5 billion ballpark.


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