Tampa Bay vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 6-5
|Tampa Bay vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 6-5|
New York pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Wil Myers but still escaped with a 6-5 victory on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees were a +127 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Mariano Rivera earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Matt Moore worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Evan Longoria in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Boston.