Found September 21, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
During the Giants-Yankees game on Friday night, Alex Rodriguez hit a seventh inning grand slam off of San Francisco reliever George Kontos. It was the 24th grand slam of A-Rod's career, breaking the record he shared with Lou Gehrig. But really, does it matter? Do you know who's third all-time on the grand slam list, with 21? It's noted PED abuser Manny Ramirez. In fourth with 19 is Hall of Famer (and noted accumulator) Eddie Murray. In fifth with 18 is another Hall of Famer, Willie McCovey. But tied with McCovey is Robin Ventura, who received exactly seven Hall of Fame votes during his lone year on the ballot in 2010. 17 grand slams is a popular number, and a pair of Hall of Famers have mashed that number: Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx. But then again, so has the recently retired Carlos Lee, and no one would ever confuse him for an elite player. Two of the best home run hitters ever, Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, have 16 career grand slams. Dave Kingman does too...

Alex Rodriguez Says Yankees Haven’t Recovered Since Running Into ‘Red Sox Wave’

The Yankees look toast, and the Red Sox may be responsible for the knockout blow. “We ran into the Red Sox wave and we haven’t recovered,” Alex Rodriguez said following the Yankees’ 6-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Thursday. The Yankees have now lost five of their last six games, including three straight to the Red Sox at Fenway Park last weekend, and it doesn’t appear that...

Rodriguez's grand slam lifts Yankees to 5-1 victory over Giants

In the strange life and times of Alex Rodriguez it might have been expected — that on a long day of rising emotions and approaching goodbyes he would somehow step into the middle of the script to grab a leading role. This twist happened in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium Friday night when Rodriguez hit a lofty grand slam into the right-field seats. With that baseball’s...

Playoff Push: Yankees trail Indians by 3 games

(Courtesy of Elsa/Getty Images) Alex Rodriguez’s clutch 7th inning grand slam gave the Yankees a 5-1 lead and an important win. With the Royals beating the Rangers, the Indians moved into the 2nd Wild Card spot with their rain-shortened win over the lowly Astros. The Yankees gained a half-game in the standings, as they are now 3 games out of the final Wild Card spot. Here are how...

Todd Helton Follows Alex Rodriguez’s Lead, Gets Depicted as Centaur in Poster (Photo)

Making an Alex Rodriguez joke would be way, way too easy here. So we won’t make one. But, seriously, Rodriguez is the worst, right? Anyway, in what had to be a dig at the Yankees third baseman, soon-to-be-retired Rockies first baseman Todd Helton was depicted as a centaur in a work of “art.” Unlike Rodriguez’s legendary centaur paitinng, which reportedly was commissioned...

Watch: Alex Rodriguez Passes A Yankee Great

Photo credit: Jim McIsaac | Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to setting records.  He will always be linked for his record-setting baseball contracts of $252M and $275M, setting a record for 211 games suspension by Major League Baseball for his involvement in P.E.D.s, and now passing the late Yankee great and Baseball Hall Of Famer, Lou Gehrig, with his 24th career grand slam.  The...

A-Rod might serve as DH for rest of regular season

Hampered by a tight right calf there's a chance Alex Rodriguez will be used as the Yankees' designated hitter for the remainder of the regular season manager Joe Girardi told reporters prior to Thursday's series finale against the Blue Jays. Rodriguez who had to be lifted during Sunday's game against the Red Sox after injuring his calf has played the entire three...

A-Rod hits record-setting grand slam

Alex Rodriguez has hit his 24th career grand slam, breaking a tie with Yankees Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig for most in major league history. New York's designated hitter connected off Giants reliever George Kontos with two outs in the seventh inning Friday night, sending a drive the opposite way to right-center that gave the Yankees a 5-1 lead. It was A-Rod's 14th slam with...

Alex Rodriguez Breaks Lou Gehrig’s 75-Year-Old Record With 24th Career Grand Slam (Video)

Alex Rodriguez leapfrogged a Yankees legend Friday night. The third baseman took San Francisco’s George Kontos deep with the bases loaded for his 24th career grand slam, breaking the major league record set by Lou Gehrig way back in 1938. Though many around baseball have questioned the fact that he is even in uniform after being dealt a historic suspension stemming from the Biogenesis...

A-Rod sets slam record, Yankees beat Giants 5-1

Alex Rodriguez set a major league record with his 24th career grand slam, passing Lou Gehrig with a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning that sent the New York Yankees to a 5-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. Rodriguez's slam helped CC Sabathia (14-13) beat Tim Lincecum in a matchup of former Cy Young Award winners having subpar seasons. More importantly...

A-Rod sets record with 24th career grand slam

Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America Move over Lou Gehrig. The Iron Horse was passed on the all-time list for grand slams when Alex Rodriguez launched the  24th career in Friday nights win over Tampa Bay. Rodriguez had been in a 1-for-21 slump but powered the Yankees to a 5-1 win. In 40 games this season Rodriguez has hit seven home runs and driven in 18 RBI.

A-Rod Hits MLB Record 24th Grand Slam To Pass Lou Gehrig

Alex Rodriguez sits at top of the history books for most grand slams ever, passing Lou Gehrig’s 23. Rodriguez cemented himself into history in the 7th inning against George Kontos of the San Francisco Giants on a 2-1 count. This places A-Rod just six homers shy of tying the great Willie Mays. Follow Mark Gunnels […]

A-Rod breaks Lou Gehrig's major league grand-slam record (VIDEO)

Lost in all of the controversy surrounding New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez these days is the fact that the maligned slugger has hit a lot of home runs —tainted or not. A-Rod's legacy in pinstripes might get even more complicated after he crushed a grand slam Friday night passing Yankees icon Lou Gehrig to become the all-time MLB grand slam leader with 24. ...

A-Rod passes Gehrig, owns grand slam record

It's not THE home run record but it is a home run record. And now Alex Rodriguez owns it. Like it or not. A-Rod hit his 24th grand slam Friday night against the Giants breaking a tie with Lou Gehrig and giving him the most all-time. Given that Jason Giambi is next on the active list with 14 it's a record that Rodriguez is going to hold for a while. For years the thought...
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