The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees by a final score of 6-1. Tempers flared in the eighth inning after Derek Jeter was hit by a pitch.
Though everything was smooth sailing through the first seven innings at Tropicana Field tonight, the eighth inning started a different story. It all started when Derek Jeter was hit by a 0-2 93 mph offering from Steve Geltz. The
Alex Cobb looks for his 13th consecutive game allowing two runs or less and pass Babe Ruth in the process as he takes on the New York Yankees.
Prior to tonight's Yankees-Rays game, the Rays presented Derek Jeter with a couple of appreciation gifts, including a 16-foot kayak.
Ben Zobrist had been 1 for 20 dating back to 2013 with the bases loaded but delivered a walk-off single with the bases loaded to give Rays 1-0 victory.
Alex Colome returns to the Rays to make his second career start versus the New York Yankees.
Chase Headley, of the New York Yankees, is cleared to play after taking a pitch to the face by Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jake McGee. Headley has struggled this year but has really come on while playing with the
Alex Cobb flirts with history taking a no-hitter into the eighth against but Chris Young delivers walk off homer off Jake McGee to defeat Rays 5-4.
The Tampa Bay Rays jumped out to an early 4-0 lead but the New York Yankees bullpen stifled the Rays hitters as the Yankees came back to win 8-5.
The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees 4-3 to improve to 70-75 on the year. Chris Archer remains a perfect career 5-0 versus the Bronx Bombers.