Lowe Hits 3 HRs, Rays Prevent Yankees WC ClinchWith a chance to pitch his team into the postseason, Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery instead was rocked for a career-worst seven earned runs in 2 2/3 innings.
Patiño Blanks Yanks As Rays Pound Cole, Bullpen In RoutCole (10-6) gave up a season-high eight runs — seven earned — on six hits over 5 1/3 innings and saw his ERA jump from 2.74 to 3.11.
Judge Hits Tiebreaking Single In 10th, Yankees Beat RaysThe Yankees are 8 1/2 games behind first-place Boston in the AL East and trail Tampa Bay, Oakland and Seattle in the race for two wild cards.
Montgomery Stops 8-Start Winless Streak, Yanks Top Rays“We understand we’re in a point of the season where we’re a little behind the 8-ball. We’ve dug ourselves a little bit of a hole and it’s all about winning," Yankees manager Aaron Boone said.
Mets Trade With Tampa Bay Rays For Veteran Lefty Rich HillHill, who's 41, was 6-4 with a 3.87 ERA in 19 starts this year.
Yankees Edge First-Place Rays For Second Straight NightNew York had lost six of seven before winning its past two games against the AL East-leading Rays.
Wendle Hits 3 Of Tampa Bay's 8 Doubles, Rays Beat MetsFrancisco Lindor, Pete Alonso and Jose Peraza each homered for the Mets, who have lost two in a row at Tropicana Field after a seven-game winning streak.
Rays Rally Late, End Mets' 7-Game Winning StreakAfter starters Tyler Glasnow and David Peterson both pitched well into the late innings, the Rays came back against the Mets’ bullpen.
Rays Beat COVID-19 Impacted YankeesNew York, which got a run-scoring double-play grounder from Clint Frazier in the ninth inning, scored five runs in the series but still managed two wins behind the strong starts of Jordan Montgomery and Gerrit Cole.
Cole Strikes Out 12 In Eight Innings, Yankees Beat RaysIt was the Yankees' first 1-0 win since Masahiro Tanaka and Chapman combined on a four-hitter on Aug. 11, 2019 at Toronto.
Montgomery Goes 6 Strong Innings, Yankees Beat RaysThe Yankees beat Tampa Bay for just the second time in seven games this season.
Yankees Drop To AL-Worst 5-9 With Loss To RaysThe Yankees dropped to an AL-worst 5-9, the latest into a season New York has been at the bottom of the league since a 9-17 start in 1991, per Elias Sports.
Rays Dominate Yankees In Matchup Of AL East StrugglersThe Yankees walked seven Rays, had just three hits, struck out 14 times and made three errors that led to three unearned runs.
Odor Snaps Late Tie With 1st Hit As Yankee, NY Tops RaysOdor was 0 for 4 before singling to center on a 3-2 pitch to break a 4-4 tie.
Yankees Fall To AL Champ RaysTampa Bay also eliminated the Yankees from last year’s playoffs in a five-game series that went the distance.