Monday, April 23, 2007
A-Rod fastest to 13 homers
St. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez became the first
player in major league history to hit 14 homers in the first 18
games of a season and tied the record for April homers, connecting
in the second and ninth innings of the New York Yankees' 10-8 loss
to Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Monday night.
Rodriguez hit a solo homer off Casey Fossum in the second
inning, then hit a two-run drive against Al Reyes in the ninth.
A-Rod matched the record for April homers set by Albert Pujols
last year. Rodriguez also leads the majors with 34 RBIs.