Rays Beat Yankees 3-0; Sweep Series
Sunday, the Yankees sent right hander Phil Hughes to the hill, the Rays started Jeremy Hellickson. Hughes did not pitch terribly, but only lasted 4 2/3 innings. He finished giving up two earned runs with five strikeouts on 99 pitches. On the other side Hellickson shut the Yankees down going 8 2/3 innings only surrendering three hits with 4 strikeouts.
Carlos Pena had another big game going 2-4 with a double and a solo home run. He went 6-12 with two home runs and seven RBI in the series. Evan Longoria chipped in with two hits. He finished the series going 6-10 with a home run. Jeff Keppinger added a solo home run of his own in the sixth inning.
The Yankees did not have much to show offensively only gathering three base hits. A-Rod, Mark Teixeira and Nick Swisher all had a double a piece.
The Yankees look to turn things around tomorrow starting a three game series at Baltimore. The Yankees send Ivan Nova to the mound; the Orioles will send Brian Matusz. Pregame coverage begins at 6:30, first pitch at 7:05 here on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio.