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Sunday June 23rd 2024


Yankees Notes: Hughes, Joba, The Boss, Berkman, Kearns

The Yankees scored two runs in the first inning yesterday, but failed to tack on any more runs as they lost to the Rays 3-2 when Phil Hughes gave up a three-run homer in the sixth inning.

Here are some notes:

After the loss the Rays are only one game behind the Yankees for first place. It was almost a very good start by Hughes, but he threw too many pitches each inning, and Matt Joyce’s homer was the difference. Joba Chamberlain pitched two very effective innings striking out three. Before the game the Rays held a moment of silence for George Steinbrenner, who lived in Tampa for much of his later life. Apparently, before he approved a trade to the Yankees, Lance Berkman vetoed a deal that ...

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