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Rays Slug Past Yankees

It was close only for a brief stretch, and ultimately the Rays powered past the Yankees for the win.

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Early on, nothing much went well for the Yankees on Thursday night.  Through three innings, they had given up three runs and managed nothing offensively.  They wouldn’t until the bottom of the sixth when, now down four, they put together a three-run rally by way of a couple of walks, a wild pitch, a sacrifice fly and an RBI ground out.

The four-three deficit they faced heading out of that inning was as close as they’d get, though.  A double in the seventh and a pair of home runs in the eighth extended the Rays’ lead and they went on to down the Yanks 8-3.

Andy Pettitte battled through 6.2 innings, but gave up nine hits and five of Tampa Bay’s runs.  Chamberlain and Logan each gave up runs in relief, though Claiborne’s brilliant season continued as the righty threw a scoreless inning.

Matt Moore started for the Rays and took home the win.

On Friday, these two teams will continue their four game set from Yankee Stadium.  First pitch will be at 7:05, with coverage beginning at 6:15 on 104.5 The Team.

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