Tampa Bay Rays
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.
David Robertson struck out Carlos Pena with the bases loaded to end a rocky ninth inning in his first save chance since Rivera’s season-ending knee injury, helping the Yankees end a seven-game skid against the Rays.
The Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-4 win Sunday.
The Tampa Bay Rays clinched the AL wild card with a stunning rally Wednesday night, overcoming a late seven-run deficit and then beating the New York Yankees 8-7 on Evan Longoria’s home run in the 12th inning.
Sox lose 4-3 to Rays.
Suddenly, the Red Sox are in a race.
Boston dropped its fourth straight game with a 6-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in extra innings.
Russell Martin drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, giving the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.