Marc Topkin's takeaways from Tuesday's Rays-Yankees game

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Tuesday's Rays-Yankees game

The Rays are flying back to the Tampa Bay area following Wednesday's game in NY, giving their players and staff a much-wanted opportunity to check on their homes after Hurricane Irma passed through, and expecting to play the Red Sox this weekend at Tropicana Field as planned. But the fact that this shift created a de facto home series for the Yankees-most of the night, it sounded as if the entire South Bronx temporarily relocated to Flushing-wasn't the main concern for the team when they first learned about their new digs last week.

The Rays will fly back to Florida immediately after Wednesday afternoon's game for firsthand looks at the storm damage. No word yet from Major League Baseball if Boston and Tampa Bay will play at Tropicana Field on Friday night as scheduled - the Rays expect to host the three-game set, but it could be reconfigured to give them an extra day off to handle personal matters.

With the win, Tampa Bay (72-74) remained four games behind the Twins in the race for the American League's second wild card. The Rays were all done with Snell a month ago, when Alex Cobb's injury gave him one more chance. All tickets were $25, with the upper seating levels around the bases closed off. "It really did. I think it's impressive the amount of fans that have come out and", Cash said, pausing for effect before adding, "cheered us on".

"You know what? Day one felt pretty normal". "[The hurricane] being over and things taking a turn for the better, you see guys here breathing sighs of relief", Odorizzi said. Gray allowed two solo home runs in Tuesday night's loss, but otherwise was spectacular and everything the Yankees had hoped for. Yes, they were at Citi Field. The other was a shutout by Masahiro Tanaka at Boston on April 27. Matt Holliday gave the Yankees a 1-0 lead with a two-out RBI double that scored Judge in the first.

Snell didn't permit another hit until Gardner opened the sixth with a single, and he was pulled.

Gray went eight strong innings, allowing just five hits and striking out nine.

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"I think that's pretty odd, because the atmosphere is usually electric when we're here, " Girardi said before the game, talking about the Subway Series excitement when the Mets and Yankees battle before capacity crowds. Traded from the Mets to Tampa Bay in late July, he has 71 career home runs at Citi Field, the most by anyone since the park opened in 2009.

In his first game back from the disabled list, Clint Frazier drove a ball to deep right in the fifth but Steven Souza Jr. was able to haul it down.

On Monday, CC Sabathia was lifted in the fifth-inning with a four-run lead - two outs from being eligible for the win - with runners at first and second with one out and Evan Longoria due up.

Yankees: 1B Greg Bird was scratched because of lower back tightness and replaced by Tyler Austin.

The Yankees got on the board in the top of the first inning. Gray's record falls to 9-10 on the season and 3-5 with the New York Yankees. He hasn't pitched since August 30.

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