A-Rod ties Gehrig. Again.

September, 13, 2012
9/13/12
9:26
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Earlier this season, Alex Rodriguez pulled even with the Iron Horse, Lou Gehrig, atop baseball's all-time grand slam home run list with he belted the 23rd of his career against the Atlanta Braves.

Tonight, he pulled even with Gehrig again, on baseball's all-time runs scored list, when he scored on a fourth-inning sacrifice fly to give him 1,888 runs in his career, good for ninth in MLB history.

The run, his 879th as a Yankee, also leapfrogged him over Phil Rizzuto into 18th place on the Yankees' all-time list.
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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BA LEADER
Jacoby Ellsbury
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OTHER LEADERS
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RBIJ. Ellsbury 62
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