Originally posted on Baseball Prospectus  |  Last updated 6/13/12
The All-Star Game is less than a month away. Amazing. Seems like it was only yesterday that the season started. Then I look at the 1800+ tater trots that have been tracked and I realize just how long it's really been. Let's get to those trots! Home Run of the Day: Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees - 25.44 seconds [video] Bryce Harper hit yet another blast and Madison Bumgarner his his first career home run, but the day belongs to Alex Rodriguez. Tuesday's home run was a grand slam to tie it up in the top of the 8th inning. It was the 23rd grand slam of A-Rod's career, tying him atop the career leaderboard with none other than Lou Gehrig. That truly is an amazing accomplishment. The fact that the Yankees used his slam to go on and win the game is just icing on the cake. I realized this afternoon that in the, maybe, four games that I've seen A-Rod play in person, I was lucky enough to see one of his grand slams. It was the fifth of his career and was hit off of Baltimore's Art...
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