A-Rod passes Sammy Sosa for 6th place

Updated: September 25, 2010, 12:38 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez homered twice Friday night to give him 610 in his career, passing Sammy Sosa for sixth place in major league history.

Rodriguez hit a solo shot in the sixth inning of a 10-8 loss to the Boston Red Sox off starter Josh Beckett and a two-run drive in the seventh against reliever Scott Atchison. The first homer followed Mark Teixeira's solo shot, and the second one trimmed New York's deficit to 10-7.

It was A-Rod's 58th career multihomer game and fourth ...

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