Over Boos, A-Rod Homers in Spring Opener

He played until fifth inning against Blue Jays
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Feb 25, 2009 4:06 PM CST
Alex Rodriguez is greeted by teammate Robinson Cano, who was on base for Rodriguez's two-run, fourth-inning homer.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Despite the cacophony of boos, cheers, and cat calls hurled his way, Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run home run today in his first spring-training game for the New York Yankees, the AP reports. The maligned third baseman played until the fifth inning at the Toronto Blue Jays’ ballpark—his first game since admitting he took performance-enhancing drugs.