Captain's kudos come quickly for A-Rod

On base for Alex Rodriguez's 600th homer, Derek Jeter is first with congratulations

Updated: August 4, 2010, 11:28 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- After Alex Rodriguez rounded all four bases for the 600th time in his major league career, it seemed only fitting that the first person to greet him was Derek Jeter.

The New York Yankees shortstop and third baseman have been linked since they both were high draft picks and top prospects in the early 1990s.

Their relationship has endured some ups and downs along the way. They were good friends early in their careers. But everyone remembers the critical comments ...

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