The balls were flying out of Yankee Stadium today. Nine home runs were hit in today's game. Phil Hughes surrendered four long balls, as did opposing starter Tommy Hanson. The Yankee home runs were all solo shots. The one run they scored conventionally was on an RBI single by Granderson in the seventh inning. Following that at bat, Alex Rodriguez bounced into an inning ending double play with runners on first and third. Say what you want, but Alex Rodriguez has been terrible in key moments for the most part. He hurts the Yankee offense at times and his bat speed looks slower this year than it ever has.