St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead, two-run
single in the eighth inning on Wednesday and the Yankees avoided a sweep with
a 4-3 win over the Rays.
Carlos Pena gave Tampa Bay a lead 3-1 lead with a two-run homer in the
seventh, but Kyle Farnsworth (0-1) walked the bases loaded a half-inning
later, then issued a free pass to Alex Rodriguez to push across a run. Cano
followed with a line drive up the middle off of Jake McGee, putting New York
on top for good.
Boone Logan (3-0) earned the win despite giving up Pena's two-run blast, and
the Yankees halted a nine-game losing streak at Tropicana Field.
David Price took a no-hitter into the fifth inning for Tampa Bay. In all, he
gave up four hits -- including a game-tying seventh-inning homer to Mark
Teixeira -- walked two and struck out eight over seven innings in the no
Sean Rodriguez broke up New York starter David Phelps' no-hitter with a
fourth-inning RBI single.
That was the only run charged to Phelps, who was making his third major league
start. He lasted 4 1/3 frames, walked three, and recorded a career-high eight
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