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AL GAME OF THE DAY

Milestone night for Alex Rodriguez in Yankees' 10-2 win

The third baseman gets the 2,500th hit of his career as New York finishes a three-game sweep of Baltimore.

September 03, 2009|Associated Press

BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia gave up one run in seven innings to earn his AL-leading 16th victory, Alex Rodriguez got his 2,500th hit and drove in four runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles, 10-2, Wednesday for a three-game sweep.

Eric Hinske homered and Johnny Damon had four hits for the Yankees, who used a seven-run ninth inning to turn a tight game into a rout. New York has won six straight and is 34-11 since the All-Star break.

Rodriguez got his milestone hit in the fifth inning, a single off Jason Berken. Sabathia (16-7) struck out nine.

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