Yankees stifle Rays in Game 1

Yankees stifle Rays in Game 1

Robinson Cano's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning broke a 1-1 tie, as the New York Yankees went on to defeat the Tampa Rays 4-1 in the first game of their doubleheader on Monday.

New York cashed as -185 home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 9-run total posted by oddsmakers.

Alex Rodriguez was 3-for-3 with a run batted in for the Yankees, as Phil Hughes picked up the win in relief of starter CC Sabathia for New York.

Evan Longoria went yard for Tampa Bay, while Lance Cormier was handed the loss after coming into the game for Rays starter Matt Garza.