New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez eclipsed the 2,000-RBI mark on Saturday with a two-run home run against the Orioles in Baltimore.
The home run was the 666th of Rodriguez’s career and gave him 2,001 RBIs. Only Hank Aaron (2,297 RBIs), Babe Ruth (2,214) and Cap Anson (2,075) have recorded more career RBIs than Rodriguez.
Rodriguez still sits fourth on baseball’s all-time home runs list, trailing Barry Bonds (762), Aaron (755) and Ruth (714).
Rodriguez entered the game batting .275 with 11 home runs, 30 RBIs and an .883 OPS.
As of Monday, Rodriguez was third in the American League All-Star Game voting among designated hitters.
- Mike Fiammetta