Arosarena attacked a home run; Rays cover NY
St. Petersburg, Florida – Austin Meadows and Randy Arosarena beat Domingo Germany 4-0 in the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday to take their lead over the New York Yankees.
Race has won 10 of 12 regular season games against the Yankees since the start of the 2020 season.
In addition, Tampa Bay knocked out New York last season, with a maximum of five games in the division series.
Six Tampa Bay pitchers combined to limit the Yankees to five wins.
Meadows started the count with a solo home run in the first inning, the third of the season.
Arosarena, a key player in the campaign that took the Rays to the World Series last year, won the 420-foot individual home run 4-0 in the third inning.
Andrew Kidridge (2-0) won by 1 2/3 innings. Race starter Chris Archer left the game after a 2 1/3 inning with a right lead, in which he gave up three wins and hit four outs.
Venezuela Clipper Torres 4-0 for the Yankees. Dominican Gary Sanchez 3-1. Colombia Geo Urshela 3-0.
In terms of rays, the Cubans beat Arosarena 5-3 with a goal and a product, Andy Thias 3-0. Dominicans Willy Adams 3-1 with one goal, Francisco Mejia 4-1 with two Reserve Banks.