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Kazmir Shines as Rays Beat Slumping Yankees 5-2

AL-leading Tampa batters Kennedy

(Newser) - Scott Kazmir sparkled in his first start since agreeing to a $28.5 million contract extension, and the surprising Tampa Bay Rays dropped the New York Yankees into last place with a 5-2 victory Thursday. Kazmir allowed three singles in six scoreless innings, and Akinori Iwamura and Shawn Riggans homered... More »

Wang, Matsui Lead Yanks Past Rays

Bombers get back to .500 on solid bullpen work as well

(Newser) - Chien-Ming Wang pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and Hideki Matsui hit a two-run homer, leading the New York Yankees past the pesky Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 Sunday. With manager Joe Girardi back on the bench following an illness, Joba Chamberlain and second baseman Robinson Cano got the Yankees... More »

Pena Homers As Rays Rough Up Yanks 13-4

Backup Riggans has other big blow for Tampa Bay

(Newser) - Pinch-hitter Shawn Riggans hit a three-run double, Carlos Pena a three-run homer in a seven-run eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays roughed up Yankees youngster Ian Kennedy for six runs in a 13-4 win over New York. Yankees manager Joe Girardi missed his first game as New York's manager... More »

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