The New York Yankees were defeated by the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. The game took place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Chris Capuano started and pitched well for the Yankees and the bullpen was good but gave up a walk-off hit. The offense did nothing as usual.
Capuano pitched six innings giving up no runs and two hits. He walked four and struck out four. Adam Warren pitched two perfect innings with a strikeout and Shawn Kelley pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout. Kelley took his sixth loss of the season.
Alex Colome pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up six hits and no runs. He walked one and struck out four. Steve Geltz pitched to one batter and retired him, Jeff Beliveau pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a strikeout and Kirby Yates pitched to one batter and retired him. Joel Peralta pitched an inning giving up a walk and striking out one and won his third game of the season.
Martin Prado had two hits, Mark Teixeira had a hit and drew a walk and Carlos Beltran had a hit. Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, John Ryan Murphy drew a walk and Brendan Ryan had a hit. Suzuki hit a double and the Yankees were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Gardner committed an error.
Ben Zobrist had two hits and an RBI, Brandon Guyer had a hit and drew a walk and Evan Longoria drew a walk. Wil Myers drew a walk, Logan Forsythe had a hit and James Loney had a hit. Casali drew a walk, Matt Joyce drew a walk and the Rays were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.
The only run of the game was scored in the bottom of the ninth on an RBI walk-off single by Zobrist. The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night.