Hiroki Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Brett Gardner drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Sunday.
Derek Jeter hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
The Rays will send Drew Smyly to the mound in his home debut Saturday when they look to defeat the Yankees for the sixth straight meeting.
Teixeira homered for the fourth time in his last five games and drove in three runs as the Yankees rallied past the Tampa Bay Rays 9-3 and stopped a season-high, three-game losing streak.
So much stuff happened, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon lost track. Especially after he got ejected.
With roughly a third of the MLB season already complete, the profile of the American League East looks almost entirely different than one might expect.
Phil Hughes is becoming a much better pitcher. And it’s simply because of one thing – his ability (or willingness) to throw off speed stuff (mainly his curveball) for strikes when he has two strikes on a batter.
B.J. Upton and the Tampa Bay Rays knocked around CC Sabathia, took a few lumps of their own and left the Bronx with the confidence – and schedule – that could carry them to an AL East title.
Nick Swisher homered to key a five-run burst in the first inning against Big Game James and the Yankees beat Tampa Bay 8-3 on Tuesday night, opening a 2 1/2-game lead over the Rays in the AL East.
Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees helped honor George Steinbrenner with a monumental win.
The Yankees captain, with a cameo in the Will Ferrell comedy “The Other Guys,” gave an Oscar-worthy performance by pretending to get hit by a pitch in a pennant race game Wednesday night.
Dan Johnson hit a pair of two-run homers Wednesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees and back into first place in the AL East.
The Yankees have experienced a run of heartbreaking losses the last few days, and the Tampa Bay Rays have moved into first place in the AL East as a result.
We close out the month of August with Craigie going on the record, saying he wants Roger Clemens to go to jail for a long, long time.
If you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.