Rodriguez, Kuroda shine as Yanks win

Alex Rodriguez hit his 630th home run and tied Ken Griffey Jr. for fifth place on the career list, and Hiroki Kuroda pitched excellently in his pinstripes debut as the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 on April 13 in their 110th home opener.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the third inning against the Los Angeles Angels during the home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the third inning against the Los Angeles Angels during the home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels grounds into a double play in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees during the home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels grounds into a double play in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees during the home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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