Tampa Bay Rays
Rene Rivera homered and drove in four runs, Erasmo Ramirez allowed one hit over five innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 on Thursday night.
Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly during a two-run eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied late to beat the New York Yankees 4-2 on Tuesday night.
James Loney hit a go-ahead infield single in the 13th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays outlasted the New York Yankees 3-2 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
The revelation that ace Masahiro Tanaka will be out at least a month because of a mild forearm strain and right wrist tendinitis overshadowed the New York Yankees’ 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees ended the Tampa Bay Rays’ five-game winning streak, 4-1 on Monday night.
Of course, this could all turn into one big mirage. A better test comes up Monday night, when the Bombers start a four-game set against the 10-2 Tigers.
Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night.
Adam Warren isn’t assuming he will earn a spot in the New York Yankees’ pitching rotation.
Alex Rodriguez went 2 for 3 and singled in a run for his first RBI since a season-long suspension, helping the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Monday.
Maddon was introduced Monday as Chicago’s fifth manager since the start of the 2010 season, replacing Rick Renteria.
Recently-departed Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon will be introduced Monday as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs.
The Rays announced Friday that Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his contract, which was due to expire after next season.
The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.
Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.
“I don’t know what they expect. You hit five of our guys in four games. You don’t think we’ll be pissed?”