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Alex Rodriguez Stuck At 599 Home Runs, Will Aim For No. 600 On Sunday

On Saturday afternoon, Alex Rodriguez failed to hit his 600th career home run against the Royals in Yankee Stadium. The match-up against Royals starter Kyle Davies was a favorable one for A-Rod, as he was 3-for-4 with a home run in his past appearances vs. Davies, but he'll need to wait at least one more day.

The Yankees fell to the Royals, 7-4. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, there was potential for a dramatic finish, as a hit for Mark Teixeira would have put Rodriguez, the winning run, at the plate. Unfortunately for the Yankees, Teixeira was ruled out by a controversial call at first base.

At 1:05 Eastern on Sunday, the Yankees will play the third of a four-game series against the Royals, who have not yet announced their starting pitcher.

For more on A-Rod's chase, check in with our Yankees blog, Pinstripe Alley.