Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/8/14
Rookie Zoilo Almonte receives a curtain call after his first career home run, his third of three hits in tonight’s win. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Tampa Bay Rays 2 — New York Yankees 6   Zoilo Almonte hit his first career home run in tonight’s 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Brett Gardner and Ichiro Suzuki got the Yankees in good position to score right from the first inning. Gardner led off the game with a bunt single and just like it was drawn up, Ichiro and Gardner would get the hit-and-run to put runners on the corners for Robinson Cano. A sacrifice fly by Cano would bring in the first run of the game. David Phelps started tonight’s game and would lose his slim one-run lead in the third inning. A single with some productive outs moved the lead off single to third base. Ben Zobrist would single home their first run of the game to tie it at one. Catcher Austin Romine would take the first pitch from Roberto Hernandez in the bottom of the third inning for a double. Enterin...
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