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Alfonso Soriano hits 400th career home run
Alfonso Soriano helped get the Yankees off to a solid start with a three-run home run off of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ in the first inning of Tuesday's game, but he wasn't done there.
The 37-year-old outfielder slugged a solo shot in his next at-bat in the third inning for his 400th career homer to give the Yankees a then-5-0 lead. With the home run, Soriano passes Andres Galarraga and Al Kaline to take sole possession of 51st on MLB's all-time home run list.
Soriano now has 11 home runs with the Yankees and 28 total in 2013.
Watch video of his 400th home run below.
(Newsday app users can view the video at http://wapc.mlb.com/play/?c_id=nyy&content_id=30081625&partnerId=as_mlb_20130827_11265664#.)