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Yankees Get Bats Rolling Before ALDS; Await Opponent

New York Yankees pounded out 12 hits and exploded for 10 runs in the sixth inning of a 10-2 victory in the 2009 regular season finale at Tampa Bay on Sunday.

All-Star third baseman Alex Rodriguez homered twice in the Bomber's breakout inning. His three-run blast and grand slam gave him an American League record seven RBI in one inning.

Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, and Johnny Damon all recorded multi-hit games.

Damon knocked in two runs on a sixth-inning double giving him 82 RBI on the year. That's his highest output since 2004, when he plated a career-high 94 runners as a member of the Boston Red Sox. His 24 home runs this season tied a career high, and marked only the third time in the 35-year-old's career that he reached 20 home runs.

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