Yankees fall short to Rays in 4-3 loss in extras

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In the 9th inning, it looked like the Yankees had a chance to win the game. However, the Yankees fell short in the 12th inning, losing 4-3 to the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.

While down 2-0 in the third inning, the Yankees scored on an Ichiro hit by pitch, a Brett Gardner RBI triple and a Derek Jeter RBI ground out. They scored their final run in the 9th inning on a Brian Roberts home run which sent the Yankees to extra innings.

David Phelps started the game and gave the Yankees almost everything they asked for, going 5.2 innings while giving up two runs on four hits and striking out four. Adam Warren came on and pitching 1.1 innings, Dellin Betances came in and retired two batters, David Robertson pitched 1.1 innings but he gave up an inherited run (the run was charged to Betances), Shawn Kelley came on and pitched two innings and Jose Ramirez gave up a run in one inning of work, taking the loss for the Yankees.

What’s Next?

– The Yankees will send Hiroki Kuroda to the mound as they attempt to split the series one game apiece. However, the Yankees task will not be easy as they’ll face David Price of the Rays. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. and the game will air on the YES Network.

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