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Tampa Bay Rays (6-5)

Thu. 4/16 Fri. 4/17 Sat. 4/18 Sun. 4/19 Tue. 4/21
@ Tor
W 4-2
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vs. NYY
L 4-5
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NYY 9 - 0 TB
vs. NYY
10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT
vs. Bos
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT

Tanaka allows 2 hits over 7 innings as Yanks rout Rays 9-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Masahiro Tanaka allowed two hits over seven innings in his best start this season, Chris Young hit a grand slam and the New York Yankees routed the Tampa Bay Rays 9-0 Saturday night.

Tanaka (2-1) struck out eight and walked none. He gave up a single to David DeJesus leading off the first, then retired 15 in a row before Brandon Guyer's double opening the sixth. After failing to reach the sixth inning in his first two starts, Tanaka lowered his ERA from 7.00 to 3.94.

The Japanese star missed most of the second half of last season with a partially torn elbow ligament and had faced questions this spring about his decreased velocity.

AVG: K. Kiermaier.306
HR: T. Beckham2
RBI: D. DeJesus8
SB: D. Jennings4
W: C. Archer2
ERA: J. Odorizzi0.61
Saves: B. Boxberger4
K: C. Archer21
AL East
Boston 74.636-
Baltimore 65.5451
Tampa Bay 66.5001.5
Toronto 66.5001.5
NY Yankees 56.4552
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .234 (14)
Runs: 48 (10)
Hits: 85 (13)
Home Runs: 12 (9)
Stolen Bases: 12 (2)
OBP: .328 (7)
SLG: .404 (10)
Total Bases: 147 (10)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.12 (19)
Runs Allowed: 49 (20)
Saves: 6 (1)
Strikeouts: 86 (9)
OpBA: .204 (3)
OBP: .295 (10)
SLG: .351 (7)
Run Support: 4.39 (12)
Date Player Transactions
4/17 J. Beliveau Placed on 15-Day DL (Left shoulder fatigue)
4/17 R. Brett Called Up from Minors
4/17 M. Mahtook Sent to Minors
4/17 C. Riefenhauser Called Up from Minors
4/16 J. Arencibia Signed to a Minor League Contract
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Date Player Status
4/17 J. Beliveau Left shoulder fatigue (on 15-day DL)
4/16 E. Longoria Left game - bruised hip (day-to-day)
4/8 B. Smith Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
4/7 J. Jaso Left wrist contusion (on 15-day DL)
4/7 J. Loney Mild right oblique strain (on 15-day DL)
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