Rodriguez matched Gehrig’s mark with 23rd slam
Alex Rodriguez has hit his 23rd career grand slam on Tuesday
night, matching Yankees Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig for most in
Rodriguez hit a full-count pitch from Atlanta’s Jonny Venters in
the eighth inning into the left field seats to tie the game at 4.
It was A-Rod’s first slam this season and his 10th homer
Rodriguez ranks fifth on baseball’s all-time list with 639
homers. Willie Mays is fourth with 660.
Two batters after Rodriguez tied the game, Nick Swisher
connected for a two-run shot to give New York a 6-4 lead.