BROOKLYN - The New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 as they returned to The Bronx for their 110th home opener.

The Bronx Bombers were led by Alex Rodriguez, who hit his 630th career home run and tied Ken Griffey Jr. on the MLB all-time home run list.

Yankees favorite Jorge Posada threw the first pitch and was honored with the Pride of the Yankees award.

Fans throughout the borough say they were excited to see their team at Yankee Stadium for the first time this year and have high hopes for the rest of the season.To watch more from the Yankees' first home game of 2012, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

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