New York Yankees defeat Seattle Mariners, 8-5

He may not be the Energizer Bunny, but following a two-day furlough to recharge his batteries, Alex Rodriguez keeps going and going.

With one out in the seventh Tuesday night, the slugger hit a 2-2 fastball, up and in, and lifted the crowd to its feet with a home run to deep left that broke a tie and gave the Yankees a two-run lead at the Stadium.

"I haven't turned on a mid-90s fastball, up and in, in a long time. I certainly didn't do it during the stretch where I s...