NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez hit career home run No. 500 Saturday as the New York Yankees outslugged the Kansas City Royals, 16-8.
Rodriguez, who turned 32 on July 27, surpassed Jimmie Foxx as the youngest player to reach 500 home runs.
Rodriguez wound up 3-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored. He became the first player in MLB history to have at least 35 home runs, 100 runs scored and 100 RBI in 10 straight seasons.