TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Alex Rodriguez has hit his first home run since returning to the New York Yankees following a one-season drug suspension.

Rodriguez hit a long drive to left-center on a 3-1 pitch from Boston right-hander Brandon Workman leading off the fourth inning Wednesday. Rodriguez has five hits in 11 at-bats (.455) this spring training.

The three-time AL MVP, who turns 40 in July, has not played a full season since 2007 because the suspension, operations on both hips and other injuries.

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