Swisher, Yankees clip Rays
|Swisher, Yankees clip Rays|
Nick Swisher's walk-off, run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night.
New York cashed as -180 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Swisher finished 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs batted in for the Yankees, as Mariano Rivera picked up the win in relief of CC Sabathia for New York.
Evan Longoria, Ben Zobrist, and Willy Aybar drove in runs for Tampa Bay, while Randy Choate was handed the loss after Swisher's single in the ninth.