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Friday August 19th 2022


New York Yankees Fall To Second Place After Eight Losses in 10 Games

style="text-align: justify;">The Yankees lost 4-3 to the Tampa Bay Rays last night after journeyman Dan Johnson blasted a pair of two-run home runs off of Phil Hughes, and the Yankees offense was held in check by "Big Game" James Shields.

Here are some highlights:

The Yankees offense wasn’t exactly absent, but they failed to get timely hits with men on base. There were 10 runners stranded during the game. Derek Jeter scored on a Curtis Granderson home run in the 7th after some theatrics got him on base as he faked being hit by a pitch. Rays' manager Joe Madden was ejected after arguing Jeter’s performance. Aside from the two home runs, Hughes pitched a very good game getting into the seventh inning ...

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