Originally written on Lady Loves Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The New York Yankees (10-7) are down in Tampa Bay, Florida to face the pesky Rays (8-10) in a three game set. English: Evan Longoria (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It is the first the division rivals play each other this season, so you can bet the series will be a dogfight. Tonight veteran ace CC Sabathia is on the bump at dumpy Tropicana Field, where he will face the Rays, 23-year-old rookie Matt Moore. This pitching duel could go either way, as both Moore and Sabathia have experienced success and failure against each other’s respective bats. Winning divisional series always carry’s a lot of weight, due to playoff implications, and this series is not different. Since both teams staggered out of the gate this season, winning this series could be a real turning point. (more…) © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: CC Sabathia, Evan Longoria, Matt Moore, New York Yankees, Sabathia, Tampa Bay, Tropicana Field, Yankee
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