Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/3/12
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Rays overcame a rough start by James Shields, but the Yankees couldn't overcome their miscues Tuesday night. Sean Rodriguez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Shields battled back and the Rays kept their Tropicana Field magic against the Yankees working for a 7-4 victory. "We've played well against them here," said Rays manager Joe Maddon, whose team has won nine in row at home against the Yankees. "It's unfortunate this year. Our bane has been the (AL) Central. We've played well against everyone else except that division." Rodriguez's shot to left off Ivan Nova (9-3) in the fourth gave the Rays a 5-4 lead after Shields (8-5) gave up three runs in the opening inning. Tampa Bay added two runs in the seventh. Desmond Jennings stole home on a double steal in which catcher Russell Martin's throw to second bounced into center, and Ben Zobrist singled in a run. Rodriguez went 3-for-4 and also had a double, and Jeff Keppinger hit a game-tying two-run single i...
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