Alex Rodriguez ties Hank Aaron as only players with 15 30-homer seasons

Baseball With his sixth-inning home run against the Orioles on Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez reached yet another milestone in his Hall of Fame-caliber career.The solo blast off Kevin Gausman was the 30th of the season for Rodriguez, who joined Hall of Famer Hank Aaron as the only players in history to have 15 seasons with 30 or more home runs. It was the only run the Yankees scored in a 2-1 loss, which put them 1 1/2 games back of the Blue Jays in the AL East.  MORE: Ranking th

e Yankees best first round draft picks | magic number watchIt's the first 30-homer season for A-Rod since 2010. He missed all of 2014 while serving a 162-game suspension for his use of performance-enhancing drugs. He hit 41 homers total from 2011-13 while battling mryiad physical maladies.It's just the latest accomplishment this season for Rodriguez, who celebrated his 40th birthday on July 27.  A solo homer on June 19 was also Rodriguez's 3,000th career hit. The 14-time All-Star and three-time AL MVP passed Willie Mays for fourth all-time on baseball's home run list earlier in the season. He later joined Aaron as the only players in history to officially record 2,000 career RBIs.