All A-Rod, all the time. He was the alpha and the omega for the Yankees in their series-opening win against the Rays last night. We’re going just bullet points to recap it for the suckers like me who missed all the action.
– Final line for A-Rod: 3-4, 2 HR, 2 R, 4 RBI. He had 60% of the Yankee hits and 80% of their RBI.
– The first homer came in the top of the 2nd off Tampa starter Nathan Karns. Karns threw a meatball and A-Rod absolutely obliterated it into the left-center field seats. It measured at 477 feet. Yowza.
– He even came up with the game-winning hit, driving in Brett Gardner with a go-ahead RBI single in the 8th. …