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Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Rays 2

The Yankees overcame a rare blown save by Dellin Betances, beating the Rays in walk-off fashion for the second straight game

Yankees walk off on Rays' miscue (0:50)

Rays error allows winning run to score

The Yankees win in walk-off fashion for the second time in the last 16 hours after not having any for the season's first three months. Dellin Betances gets the win despite blowing his second save of the season in the top of the 9th inning. Box score

Rays tie Yanks in the 9th

A shocker at Yankee Stadium as Steven Souza Jr. is the first player to homer off Dellin Betances in more than 40 innings this season. The game is tied at 2. Follow live

Michael Pineda perfect game watch

Each of the last two times Nathan Karns pitched for the Rays, his opponent had a perfect game through at least 6 innings. Monday, Cody Anderson had his perfect game broken up in the 7th inning and on June 24, Marco Estrada had his bid broken up in the 8th. Follow Live


Web Gems: Friday, July 3

Does Kevin Kiermaier's leaping catch in right-center top David Lough's running catch into the wall? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

McCann sets fireworks off in the 12th (3:06)
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Epic Yankees win featured so many plot twists

Brian McCann's home run was only one element of an amazing game. We dissect key at-bats and decisions from a game that felt like a September contest.

Bird preys on Rays' Kiermaier (0:26)

Yankees walk off in 12th inning

The Yankees earned their 1st walk-off win of the season on Brian McCann's 3-run homer. New York entered the bottom of the 12th down 5-3 to the Rays before scoring 4 runs to get the win. Box score

Rays tally 2 in the 12th, Yanks need rally

Kevin Kiermaier and Rene Rivera recorded RBI singles in the top of the 12th to give the Rays a 5-3 advantage. Tampa Bay has dropped 5 straight games. Follow live


Extra innings at Yankee Stadium

The Yankees had 2 runners on and 1 out in the bottom of the 9th, but were unable to manufacture the winning run and they'll head to the 10th tied 3-3 with the Rays. Mark Teixeira's 3-run homer in the 8th accounts for all of New York's runs. Follow live

Teixeira HR pulls Yankees even

New York managed just 3 hits in almost 7 innings vs. Rays ace Chris Archer. They pounded reliever Kevin Jepsen for the same amount in just 1/3 inning, punctuated by Mark Teixeira's 3-run, game-tying HR. Follow live

Chris Archer throwing up 0's

The Rays ace has tossed 3 scoreless frames so far, and was aided by a nice leaping catch by CF Kevin Kiermaier in the 3rd. He's struck out 3 Yankees as the Rays lead 2-0. Follow live

Rays jump on Tanaka early

Grady Sizemore opened the game with a double as the Rays' first three batters all reached safely. Tampa Bay scored only 2 runs, but Masahiro Tanaka needed 26 pitches to get out of the 1st inning. Follow live

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Archer-led Rays face Tanaka, Yankees

Chris Archer is 5-0 in his career with a 2.02 ERA against the Yankees. Tampa Bay has won in Archer's last 7 starts against the Yankees, who counter with Masahiro Tanaka (4-3, 3.88) in tonight's matchup. Follow live

Rays activate James Loney from DL

The 1B was out with a broken finger and said he's "ready to go" for tonight's gave vs. the Yankees. He was batting .275 with 2 HRs and 11 RBIs before he went on the 15-day DL.

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Loney activated by Rays, batting 4th vs. Yanks

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated first baseman James Loney from the 15-day disabled list and inserted him into the cleanup spot for their game against the New York Yankees.

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Grantland: Rivera's woes could continue

Rays C Rene Rivera has been the majors' worst hitter among those with at least 200 plate appearances, and Ben Lindbergh doesn't see things getting much better the rest of this season. MLB breakouts and breakdowns

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James Loney returns today

The Rays 1B, out since May 24 with a broken left middle finger, will play tonight vs. the Yankees. Said manager Kevin Cash: "We're excited to have him back. To be able to plug our first baseman that we anticipated being with us all year back in the lineup, that'll help."

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24027th
On Base Percentage.30523rd
Slugging Percentage.37725th
Earned Run Average3.447th
Quality Starts3426th


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