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600 Tracker: Alex Rodriguez vs. Tonight's Opponents

Until Alex Rodriguez hits hits 600 home runs, we'll be baseballreference.com-ing his batter vs. pitcher history against his opposition for the night. Tonight? Ricky Romero and the Toronto Blue Jays.

Career vs. Toronto Blue Jays: 50 Home Runs

Career in Yankee Stadium (New/Old): 151 Home Runs

Vs. Ricky Romero, Tonight's Starter: 4-13, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 3 K's

Blue Jays Bullpen:

Vs. Shawn Camp: 8-20, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 3 BB, 2 HBP, 5 K's

Vs. Scott Downs: 7-17, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 4 BB, 1 HBP, 2 K's

Vs. Brian Tallet: 2-18, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB, 3 K's

Vs. Jason Frasor: 6-16, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 2 BB, 5 K's

Vs. Kevin Gregg: 3-9, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 K's

Vs. Casey Janssen: 2-7, 1 RBI, 1 HBP, 1 K

Vs. David Purcey: 0-2

Has not faced Brad Mills

40 at-bats is a very, very, very, very long time for Alex Rodriguez not to hit a home run. Statistically, he should have hit two already, and be working on a third. But that's not the case. Although all these posts are trying to make it seem like his opponents have something to do with it - and against an Indians team he had historical struggles against that came right at him, perhaps that was true - but he's also faced opponents against whom he's had great success, and he's also performed well without hitting home runs in many games. It will take more than bad pitching for A-Rod to get himself out of this mire: he's going to have to pull himself out of this slump. The Blue Jays will love to throw guys like Brian Tallett and Scott Downs who have done great historically against A-Rod into the game - but he can't let all this continue to get to him forever.