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A-Rod ties April mark for homers with 13 and 14

Alex Rodriguez Rodriguez

St. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez became the first
player in major league history to hit 14 homers in the first 18
games of a season and tied the record for April homers, connecting
in the second and ninth innings of the New York Yankees' 10-8 loss
to Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Monday night.

Rodriguez hit a solo homer off Casey Fossum in the second
inning, then hit a two-run drive against Al Reyes in the ninth.

A-Rod matched the record for April homers set by Albert Pujols
last year. Rodriguez also leads the majors with 34 RBIs.