Rodriguez’s numbers in regular-season games played in March and April. (click stats for more info)
Year by Year
An expanded look at how Rodriguez has been in March and April each year of his career.
|2009||Returned from offseason hip surgery on May 8|
|2013||Returned from offseason hip surgery on Aug. 5|
|2014||Suspended for entire season|
A-Rod started all but one of the games he’s played in March/April. On April 18, 2012, Rodriguez pinch-hit for Russell Martin to lead off the ninth inning with the Yankees trailing the Twins, 6-4. He grounded out to third base. Derek Jeter followed with a solo home run, but the Yankees lost, 6-5.
On April 26, 2005, A-Rod had five at-bats . . . and homered three times off the Angels’ Bartolo Colon.
Rodriguez scored 20 or more runs in March/April nine times in his career.
Of A-Rod’s 96 home runs in March/April, he has hit the most against the Los Angeles Angels with 13.
The 34 RBI A-Rod had in April 2007 is tied with June 2007 for his career high in a month.
Of the seven times A-Rod has hit below .300 in the opening month of the season, four have occurred since 2008.
A-Rod has reached base at least one-third of the time in March/April every season he’s played at least three games.
March/April is the second best slugging month for A-Rod in his career, trailing August’s .599.
By Mark La Monica and Anthony Carrozzo