New York Drops Tampa Bay 5-3 - Match Report
C.C. Sabathia reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Rays en route to a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees were a -136 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
New York got 8 innings from C.C. Sabathia, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Robinson Cano in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 7 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Sean Rodriguez in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Rafael Soriano who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Baltimore.