• Rodriguez batted sixth on Monday. Girardi wanted to split up left-handers so he did not have to stack Granderson, Overbay and Ichiro Suzuki against Toronto's R.A. Dickey.
• On this date in 1960, the Yankees hit five home runs -- including Yogi Berra's 11th inning walk-off shot -- to beat the Indians, 7-6.
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