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.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon discusses why offense has been and will continue to trend downward throughout all of Major League Baseball.
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.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Tampa Bay Rays have extended their player development contract through 2016.
Alex Colome returns to the Rays to make his second career start versus the New York Yankees.
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