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New York-Tampa Bay: Yanks Beat Rays, Increase Division Lead

style="text-align: justify;">The Yankees jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning on their way to an 8-3 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays as they increased their AL East lead to 2.5 games.

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Phil Hughes pitched well, but wasn’t overpowering as he walked five batters. His line: 6.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 6 K, 1 HR. Hughes tied Scott Sanderson for the Yankee record for home runs allowed at Yankee Stadium with 20. Nick Swisher opened the scoring with a first-inning homer. He went 2-for-5 during the game. The Yankees had five doubles thanks to Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, Jorge Posada, Lance Berkman, and Brett Gardner. Every Yankee starter had at least one hit except Mark Teixeira, ...

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