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Rays rally past Yankees

The Tampa Bay Rays scored four runs in the ninth inning to defeat the New York Yankees 9-5 Saturday afternoon in the opener of a rain-shortened four-game series at Yankee Stadium.

Tampa Bay won this game as +185 underdogs, and the 16 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9).

Willy Aybar cracked a three-run homer to lead the way for the Rays. J.P. Howell got the win in relief, and Randy Choate notched his third save.

Mark Teixeira homered and drove in three runs, and Alex Rodriguez went deep in a losing effort. Mariano Rivera gave up four runs in less than an inning of work.