New York Yankees defeat Seattle Mariners, 4-2

Whatever plan the Yankees are following for Alex Rodriguez, it's working.

More than a week after his much-publicized break in Miami, A-Rod continues to swing the hottest bat in the Yankees lineup. His go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth gave the Bombers a 4-2 decision over the Mariners, extending their winning streak to seven games.

"Alex is one of those players that can do a lot of damage in a short period of time," Joe Girardi said. "There aren't a ton of those guy...