A-Rod homers, now 12 within Mays

Updated: August 11, 2013, 6:08 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was greeted with more boos than cheers as he stepped into the batter's box in the second inning of Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.

But there were no boos -- only emphatic cheers -- from the Yankee Stadium crowd after he connected for his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander leading off the frame.

"I think the fans have been incredible. I said that yesterday. You want ...

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