Gardner, Sabathia Lead Yankees Over Rays, Avert SweepBrett Gardner hit his eighth home, and CC Sabathia won consecutive starts for the first time in nearly a year to help the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Sunday and avoid a three-game sweep.
Rob Thomson Fills In For Girardi As Yanks Come Up Short Against RaysEvan Longoria got four hits, including a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night.
Jordan Montgomery Impresses In Debut As Yankees Rally Past Rays, 8-4Montgomery worked 4 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on five hits. The 24-year-old left-hander struck out seven and walked one.
Pineda Tosses Gem As Yankees Rout Rays In Home OpenerPineda (1-1) dominated like the pitcher the Yankees have always hoped he would become. He struck out 11, walked none and threw 67 of 93 pitches for strikes.
Pineda Gives Up Four Runs As Yankees Drop Series Finale To Tampa BayCorey Dickerson hit the first leadoff homer of his career, driving Michael Pineda's third pitch of the night into the right-field seats.
Rays Dominate Tanaka, Yankees In Regular Season OpenerAs Opening Days go, Sunday was nearly ideal for the Tampa Bay Rays and Chris Archer -- but not so much for the Yankees.
30 Players: Trade For Jose De Leon Should Pay Off Quickly For RaysThe Rays added one of the Dodgers top young arms via trade. He could make significant contributions to this year's team as they look to rebound from a tough season.
Yankees Unable To Sweep As Rays Win 2-0The last-place Tampa Bay Rays avoided a sweep Thursday with a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees, who are trying to keep their postseason hopes alive in a wild-card logjam.
Sanchez Continues To Be Ruthian In Yankees' 11-5 Win Over RaysRed-hot Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez hit two more home runs, giving him five in his last four games, as New York rolled to an 11-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.
Sanchez Powers Yankees To 5-3 Win Over RaysTrailing in the seventh inning, the New York Yankees got a three-run home run from Gary Sanchez to rally for a 5-3 win.
Yankees' 7-Game Winning Streak Snapped In 4-2 Loss To RaysCorey Dickerson hit one of three home runs for the Tampa Bay Rays, who ended a season-high seven-game winning streak by the New York Yankees with a 4-2 victory Sunday afternoon.
Teixeira Hits Grand Slam In 4th, Yankees Beat Rays 7-5Mark Teixeira broke open the game with a fourth-inning grand slam, and the surprising New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on a soggy Friday night to extend their winning streak to six.