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.
Kluber Roughed Up As Rays Beat YankeesNew York has dropped nine of 11 regular season meetings against Tampa Bay.
Yankees Eliminated From Postseason With Loss To RaysThe Rays won the AL Division Series 3-2 and will stay in San Diego to face the Houston Astros in the AL Championship Series starting Sunday night.
Mets Fall As Rays Clinch 1st AL East Title In 10 YearsThe loss guaranteed the Mets (25-31) will finish with a sub-.500 record for the ninth time in the last 12 seasons.
Alonso, Mets Put Rays' Clinch Party On Hold With WinRobinson Canó, Alonso and newcomer Guillermo Heredia went deep for the Mets, desperately trying to stay in the National League playoff chase with five games now remaining in the regular season.
Lowe Homers, Rays Inch Past deGrom, Mets 2-1 Despite 16 KsNate Lowe homered and scored both runs against NL Cy Young Award contender Jacob deGrom.