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AL Notables

* Gary Sheffield had the 28th multihomer game of his career, his first for the Yankees.

* The Yankees had the 16th six-homer game in their history, only their fourth at Yankee Stadium.

* Texas's Kenny Rogers became the third pitcher to allow five HRs in a game this season.

* When Detroit's Alex Sanchez struck out swinging in the first inning, his bat went flying, barely missing on-deck hitter Carlos Guillen, who alertly jumped out of the way.

* Baltimore's Melvin Mora hit his 11th homer. He had 15 all last season.

* Tampa Bay's Tino Martinez has eight homers in his last 14 road games.