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Steroids or Not, A-Rod Reaching 2,000 RBI Is Rare Feat Worth Celebrating

class="ui-droppable">The lightning rod has struck again. And with that, his critics will surely strike back.

Alex Rodriguez woke up Saturday morning with 1,999 RBI to his professional name. How he was aided in getting them—his immense offensive talent, his teammates being on base and, of course, the drugs—is irrelevant to the record books.

By the time he laid his manicured head on a Baltimore hotel pillow Saturday night, A-Rod had taken down another milestone. His 666th career home run produced RBI Nos. 2,000 and 2,001, making him just the second official major league player to, somewhat literally, have a ton of RBI. ESPN Stats & Info noted A-Rod's record-setting performance:

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