Alex Rodriguez caps off a torrid September week with his sixth home run in four games, a two-run shot in the first inning off of Royals right-hander Zack Greinke. The Yankees went on to win 6-3, their fifth straight victory, a span during which A-Rod went 11-for-19 with seven home runs and 10 RBIs to all but clinch the AL MVP award.
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A-Rod sparked the Yankees to a three-run rally in the sixth inning to break the game open on Saturday, hitting this solo shot off Brian Bannister to lead off the inning. New York cruised to an 11-5 win.
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Rodriguez extended the Yankees' lead over the Royals to 4-0 with this two-run shot in the fourth inning on Saturday.
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A-Rod gave the Yankees a 1-0 lead with this blast in the second inning off the Royals' Gil Meche. He would add two more hits in the Yankees' 3-2 victory.
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A-Rod capped an eight-run Yankee inning in a pivotal showdown game with the Mariners with this two-run blast in the seventh inning on Wednesday.
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With the Yankees down 2-1 to Seattle, A-Rod led off the bottom of the seventh inning with this game-tying home run that would spark an eight-run rally on Wednesday.
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A-Rod begins his remarkable hot streak with a solo shot in the bottom of the sixth to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead over Seattle on Tuesday. The Yankees went on to rout the M's 12-3.
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