Game 67 | 37-30, 2nd : The real story tonight was the Adam Warren-led Yankee victory that ensured the club kept pace with the Tampa Bay Rays in their improbable early season success. Alex Rodriguez slammed his 3,000th career hit — a home run against Detroit ace Justin Verlander.
Here’s the box score, full recap, and video highlights.
Yankees 7, Tigers 2
“I’m grateful. I’m extremely appreciative to the Yankees giving me an opportunity to put the uniform back on. There were days last year that I sometimes never thought I would get that uniform back on. To be able to play in this stadium in front of these fans, I’m thankful to the Steinbrenner family and the whole Yankee organization” ‐ Alex Rodriguez (h/t: Bryan Hoch and Alden Woods / MLB.com)
FOOTNOTES : Sergio, we hardly knew ye. After two brief appearances, recently signed Sergio Santos is already on the DL with a shoulder strain. According roster moves included Chris Martin being sent back down to SWB, and Brian Mitchell recalled to the 40-man …