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A-Rod benefits from Bronx
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Alex Rodriguez's first-inning homer traveled 382 feet and is only a home run at Yankee Stadium. He is 2-for-2 with 2 RBI tonight. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Worth noting again: Murphy moved closer to the plate today, to cover the outer half better. And it pays off there w/ 2nd RBI hit.

A-Rod hits career home run No. 659
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Alex Rodriguez is one home run shy of tying Willie Mays with his 5th blast this season and 2nd in the Bronx.

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A-Rod doubles up Mays

Alex Rodriguez needs just one more HR to tie Willie Mays on the career home run list, but A-Rod matched Mays in career doubles with his 523rd in the second inning to give the Yankees a 5-2 lead over the Mets. Watch live

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

So to review: Alex Rodriguez needs 45 more hits for 3,000 in his career; 18 more RBI for 2,000; one more homer for 660.

Mauer powers Twins past M's in 11
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Joe Mauer drove in three runs, including a two-run triple with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Twins to a 4-2 win against the Mariners.

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Granderson hits leadoff home run
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It took one batter and 9 pitches for the Mets to score as Curtis Granderson smashed a homer 394 feet to lead off the 1st inning in the Bronx.

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A-Rod moves closer to the money

A-Rod moved one home run away from tying Willie Mays with his 659th career blast and fifth this season. If he ties Mays, that forces the Yankees to pay him a $6M bonus (which the Yankees will likely fight).