It was a big night for the Yankees, who sat through about an hour and a half wait through a rain delay to beat the Royals 7-1 last night.

Here are some notes:

AJ Burnett looked sharp as he evened his record to 8-8. He left after five innings though because of the rain delay.

Jorge Posada picked up the 1,000th and 1,001st RBI of his career.

Robinson Cano
is now two hits away from 1,000 for his career.

Alex Rodriguez
is still one away from 600 home runs.

Jonathan Albaladejo
was very impressive in his performance as he picked up a pair of strikeouts.

Nick Swisher
was scratched with a sore Achilles’ tendon .

The Yankees are said to have “at least passing interest” in the Royals outfielder Jose Guillen .

“At least passing interest” sounds pretty vague and I have the feeling that Rosenthal wrote it that way to include the Yankees in a rumor just to draw interest. Anything can happen, but at this point, I’m skeptical the Yankees are genuinely interested in Guillen.

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