Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez now sixth all-time on the RBI list

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Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez is 75 RBI from reaching 2,000 for his career. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)


New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez hit a solo home run on Wednesday for his 1,925th RBI, surpassing Jimmie Foxx for sixth place all-time in Major League history.

Rodriguez's homer in the bottom of the sixth inning came against Atlanta Braves starter Tommy Hanson to give him career home run number 640. The blast cut the Yankees deficit to 6-3. The Yankees eventually lost 10-5.