Photographs of Alex Rodriguez hitting his 536th home run at Yankee Stadium by Kathy Willens/AP

  • Yankees 5, Red Sox 4 (10 innings): Brett Gardner's seeing-eye single in the 10th inning helped the Yankees salvage a split. And, in history-making news, Alex Rodriguez tied Mickey Mantle on the all-time home run list (they both have 536 home runs) with a solo shot.

    At certain points, the Yankees trailed, 3-1, and 4-2, but a two-run rally in the seventh tied it. Mariano Rivera (an All-Star) pitched two scoreless innings to pick up the win. Gardner should be seeing a lot of playing time; Johnny Damon went on the disabled list for the first time in his career.

  • Mets 4, Phillies 2 (12 innings): Maybe the time has come to give Dan Warthen some credit when it comes to dealing with Oliver Perez. The lefty put forth another outstanding outing, going seven scoreless innings and striking out six. Billy Wagner blew the lead, the save and cost Perez the win by giving up a two-run homer in the ninth. But Fernando Tatis made everyone feel better by slugging a two-run homer of his own in the top of the 12th. The teams finish their series Monday.