Latest Alex Rodriguez Stories

2010-07-02 16:54:00

NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Rodriguez joined Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center President and CEO Miguel A. Fuentes, Jr., as well as board members, staff and pediatric patients at a ceremony to dedicate a new children's outpatient center named in his honor on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100702/NY30504) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100702/NY30504) Mr. Rodriguez contributed $250,000 to help fund construction and completion of...

2010-05-11 17:36:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ESPN Deportes announced today that Daniela Rodriguez of Houston, TX has been selected as the winner of its second installation of the network's reality series Dream Job: El Reportero. Rodriguez was chosen among the seven finalists during the special three-episode show telecasted on ESPN Deportes. As the winner, Rodriguez will travel to South Africa this summer to serve on her first assignment as an ESPN Deportes reporter to cover the 2010 FIFA World...

2009-10-04 16:48:02

Alex Rodriguez homered twice in a 10-run sixth inning for seven RBI Sunday, leading the Yankees in a 10-2 rout of Tampa Bay. The veteran slugger belted a grand slam and a three-run homer, giving him 12 straight seasons with at least 30 homers and 100 RBI. The seven RBI in one inning established an American League record. He reached the plateau despite missing the season's first month while recovering from hip surgery. One of two hits by Johnny Damon was a two-run double. One run scored on an...

2009-09-25 22:37:10

Alex Rodriguez drove in four runs Friday, two of them with a third-inning homer, pacing the New York Yankees to a 9-5 victory over Boston. The teams have two games remaining in their weekend series and if the Yankees win both of them, they will claim the American League East title. Even in the unlikely event that Boston overtakes New York for the division crown, the Yankees have already clinched no worse than a wild-card playoff berth. Boston saw its lead in the AL wild-card race trimmed to...

2009-09-23 01:15:03

Alex Rodriguez drove in the winning run in the ninth inning Tuesday and the New York Yankees held off the Los Angeles Angels 6-5. The Yankees had already clinched a playoff berth when the Oakland A's beat the Texas Rangers earlier in the evening. Rodriguez broke a 5-5 tie with a sacrifice fly in the ninth -- one inning after the Angels scored the tying run to complete a comeback from a 5-0 deficit. Rodriguez also belted a two-run homer in the game between potential playoff rivals. Despite the...

2009-09-20 00:42:44

Mark Teixeira hit two homers and knocked in five runs Saturday, leading the New York Yankees in a 10-1 rout of Seattle. The slugger hit an RBI triple, a three-run homer and a solo shot. Hideki Matsui hit a solo homer. Johnny Damon had three hits and one RBI. Francisco Cervelli had two hits and one RBI. Melky Cabrera hit an RBI single, while Teixeira and Robinson Cano had four hits apiece for the AL East-leading Yankees, who have split their last four games. Winner CC Sabathia (18-7) gave up a...

2009-09-05 16:47:01

Melky Cabrera's two RBI Saturday paced the New York Yankees to a 6-4 win over Toronto. He drove in runs with singles in the second and ninth innings. Robinson Cano and Mark Teixeira hit solo homers. Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada each added an RBI. Cano finished with three hits for the Yankees, who have won eight of nine. Winner Andy Pettitte (13-6) allowed four runs and four hits in six innings. Phil Hughes earned his third save, striking out three of the four batters he faced. Toronto's...

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