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A-Rod hits three a mile, ends his denial

After a trio of long homers, slugger admits his power outage was frustrating

Updated: August 15, 2010, 3:22 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It would be easy to look at Alex Rodriguez's Saturday night at the K and compare it to Reggie Jackson's Tuesday night in the Bronx 33 years ago.

After all, each hit three home runs, off three different pitchers, and each shot was longer than the one before. And on both nights, it is possible that, minus those bombs, the outcome of the games might have been different.

But of course, there really is no similarity. Reggie's home runs were hit in October, ...

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