Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays are slipping out of playoff contention and tempers are getting a little short as Red Sox win.
Nick Swisher drew a nice cheer for his rare bunt, Eduardo Nunez energized the crowd with three steals and Russell Martin earned the biggest ovation for his home run.
David Price earned his league-leading 18th win with another superb performance against the New York Yankees, and
the Tampa Bay Rays opened a key series against their AL East rival Friday night by taking advantage of a fading CC Sabathia and hanging on for a 6-4 victory.
The Yankees regained sole possession of first-place in the AL East with a 6-4 win over the Rays on Wednesday night.
Evan Longoria hit a go-ahead homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat New York 5-2 on Tuesday night to drop the struggling Yankees into a tie for first place in the AL East.
David Price outpitched Clay Buchholz and the Tampa Bay Rays scored twice in the seventh inning without getting a hit to rally for a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
Sean Rodriguez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, helping the Rays beat the Yankees 7-4 on Tuesday night.
B.J. Upton and Carlos Pena homered and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of Mark Teixeira’s first error of the season to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night.
David Price struck out eight over five scrappy innings to become the AL leader in wins and the Tampa Bay Rays beat
the New York Yankees 7-3 on Thursday night to avert a three-game series sweep.
Sean Rodriguez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Boston closer Alfredo Aceves, and the Rays rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday afternoon, a day after losing in the final inning.