A-Rod ties Eddie Murray in RBIs, Jeter passes Ted Williams in runs scored

NEW YORK – With one swing, Alex Rodriguez matched Eddie Murray on baseball’s all-time RBIs list and pushed Derek Jeter past Ted Williams on the all-time runs scored list.

Rodriguez’s first-inning single to center field off the Mets’ Dillon Gee on Saturday knocked home Jeter and accounted for Rodriguez’s 1,917th career RBI, tying Murray for seventh place all-time.

Jeter’s run scored was the 1,800th of his career, moving past Williams for sole possession of 17th place all-time. Rodriguez’s hit gave the Yankees an early 1-0 lead in the Subway Series contest.

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