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Alex Rodriguez hit his 500th home run against Kyle Davies and the Royals. 99 home runs later and he had a chance to repeat history.

That time never came as A-Rod went 1-for-4 and Davies was awarded the 7-4 victory.

The Royals jumped out to a 6-0 lead and appeared to be cruising until the Yankees put on a mini-run scoring two runs in both the fourth and fifth inning. Robinson Tejeda eventually came in and pitched two key scoreless innings.

Here are a few of the Royals top performers:

  • Scott Podsednik: 3-for-5 with one RBI
  • Billy Butler: 1-for-4 with one RBI
  • Jose Guillen: 1-for-3 with two RBIs (home run)
  • Rick Ankiel: 1-for-4 with two RBIs

Check out Royals Review for more on the game.