New York Yankees defeat Oakland Athletics, 6-1

OAKLAND - Alex Rodriguez moved two steps closer to history Tuesday night, overshadowing yet another stellar performance by CC Sabathia.

A-Rod's two home runs - Nos. 596 and 597 of his career - helped Sabathia win his seventh straight start, 6-1 over the A's.

The two-homer game was the first of the season for Rodriguez, who stands three longballs from becoming the seventh player to hit 600. After slugging eight home runs in his first 64 games, A-Rod now has six homers...