The first of his two home runs against the Rays on Friday night was an absolute moon shot:
Mercy. Just how hard was that hit?
A-Rod's 2nd inning HR had a speed off the bat of 115.3 mph, the highest exit velo for any HR this season.— Katie Sharp (@ktsharp) April 18, 2015
Oh, and it's the farthest home run of the year so far. His second home run of the night was career homer No. 658, which puts him just two shy of tying Willie Mays for third place on the all-time list. Considering he already has four home runs this year, he'll PROOOOBABLY get there soon.
Oh, and uh ...
#Yankees Alex Rodriguez has his 61st career multi-HR game. He ranks 7th all-time, just one behind Hank Aaron.— Ace of MLB Stats (@AceballStats) April 18, 2015
(Note that the Rays fans threw that first home run back. Not everyone's on the A-Rod train just yet.)