Hanigan Blocks Drew At The Plate, Rays Edge Yanks 4-3 Left fielder Matt Joyce threw out Stephen Drew in the fifth inning when catcher Ryan Hanigan blocked the sliding runner, and the Tampa Bay Rays held on to beat the fading New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night.
Let The Learning Process Begin: Yankees' Robertson Shelled In 9th By RaysMatt Joyce hit a three-run homer off fill-in closer David Robertson in the ninth inning, falling down on a twisted ankle as he finished his swing, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Hartnett: Wild Card Wednesday Produces Difficult Path For YankeesThe outcome of 'Wild Card Wednesday' has made the Yankees' playoff match-ups the toughest possible. Verlander and the Tigers are no easy task and the Rays are built for playoff success.
Yankees Do Red Sox No Favors; Soriano Serves Up Game To RaysRussell Martin has had a unique two days. The Yankees catcher homered and also hit into a triple play in New York's 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
Rays' Joe Maddon: We Still Have Shot To Catch Yankees, Red SoxRays manager Joe Maddon isn't quite ready to deliver a concession speech, even though Tampa Bay is running out of time -- behind New York -- in the AL playoff race.
Burnett Implodes; Yankees Drop 6th StraightSam Fuld and B.J. Upton both hit two-run homers to help the Tampa Bay Rays rally and hand the New York Yankees' their sixth consecutive loss with a 6-5 victory Monday night.
Rays Tighten Race With Win Over RoyalsMatt Joyce hit a two-run triple and eight pitchers combined on a shutout, leading the Rays past the Royals 4-0 Saturday night and pushing the AL East race to the final day of the season.