Found August 24, 2013 on
New York Yankees
Tampa Bay Rays
The Yankees look to get back on the winning track tonight against the Rays after dropping last night’s game 7-2. CC Sabathia, who has had his fair share of trouble at Tropicana Field over his career, takes the ball against Rays ace David Price. Brett Gardner, who was hit in the forearm yesterday by a pitch, will have the night off; today also happens to be his 30th birthday. You can get a full preview of the game here.
New York Yankees (68-60)
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Eduardo Nunez SS
Robinson Cano 2B
Alfonso Soriano LF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Vernon Wells DH
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Reynolds 1B
Austin Romine C
LHP CC Sabathia (11-10, 4.83 ERA)
Tampa Bay Rays (73-53)
Desmond Jennings CF
Ben Zobrist 2B
Evan Longoria 3B
Wil Myers DH
Sean Rodriguez LF
Yunel Escobar SS
James Loney 1B
Jose Molina C
Sam Fuld RF
LHP David Price (7-5, 3.29 ERA)
Game Time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, Fla
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
BEST OF MAXIM
CC Sabathia (11-10, 4.83 ERA) looks to gain some momentum back from last nights tough life. He goes up against David Price (7-5, 3.29 ERA) at the Trop in game two. Sabathia was absuedfor six runs in 5 1/3 innings by the Red Sox his last time out, allowing seven hits and five walks, including a home run. Sabathia said that he fell behind hitters and was not able to make pitches...
The epitaph for 2013? Today, CC Sabathia pitches. Used to be, sending CC out against Tampa was like setting loose a hungry lion in an arena of corn-fed Christians. Now, we cringe at the thought of Adam Warren pitching the fourth. Last night's Yankee game was a B-grade horror movie by Roger Corman. The arm fell off our best monster - Hiroki - but Girardi left him in, and left...
Are you ready for the next generation of sports wifeys? If you’re in New York, there are three ladies vying for top billing and they’re teaming up. New York Knicks Amaré Stoudemire’s wife Alexis, New York Giants star Victor Cruz’s fiancé, Elaina Watley and Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia’s wife Amber have come together to form “First Ladies of NYC.”
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Ben and Sam discuss Jack Zduriencik and the future of the Mariners, then talk about CC Sabathia`s dismaying season.
CC allowed 6 runs on 6.1 innings of work in St. Petersburg. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
New York Yankees 2 — Tampa Bay Rays 4
CC Sabathia lost the lead in tonight’s 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Through the first four innings, CC Sabathia and David Price held the game to a scoreless pitcher’s duel. In the fifth inning, the Yankees got to the tough lefty. Alex Rodriguez...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- David Price outpitched CC Sabathia and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied Saturday night to beat the New York Yankees 4-2 to hang on to first place in the AL East.
Evan Longoria snapped a 2-2 tie with a sixth-inning RBI single and added a solo homer in the eighth to help reigning AL Cy Young winner Price (8-5) win his fifth consecutive decision and improve to...
David Price outpitched CC Sabathia and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied Saturday night to beat the New York Yankees 4-2 to hang on to first place in the AL East.
Evan Longoria snapped a 2-2 tie with a sixth-inning RBI single and added a solo homer in the eighth to help reigning AL Cy Young winner Price (8-5) win his fifth consecutive decision and improve to 7-1 since a stint on the disabled...
The New York Yankees are on a tear winning 10 of last 11 games, and are 3.5 games back in the AL Wild Card standings.
New York Yankees (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
Back on the road for the next six games the Yankees will play three down in Tampa Bay vs. the Rays before heading up to Canada to face the Blue Jays, who they have an 12-1 record against on the season.
As in their minds...