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The New York Yankees were swept in Detroit and now start a must-win series with the Tampa Bay Rays.

The New York Yankees have lost five of six and have now hit a new rock bottom after being swept by the last-place Detroit Tigers. Now, they have a four-game series at Yankee Stadium with the Tampa Bay Rays, who have won 15 of 16.

The Rays remain in first place as a result of their success, while the Yankees’ struggles have kept them in third in the AL East. They sit 4.5 games behind the Rays.

Game Info

Tampa Bay Rays (34-20) @ New York Yankees (29-24)

Start Time: 1:05 p.m. EDT
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280

Pitching matchup

Rays: Rich Hill (3-2, 3.63 ERA)
Yankees: Jameson Taillon (1-3, 5.06 ERA)



Over/Under: 8.5

Yankees: +1.5

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Rays Lineup

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Josh Benjamin has been a staff writer at ESNY since 2018. He has had opinions about everything, especially the Yankees and Knicks. He co-hosts the “Bleacher Creatures” podcast and is always looking for new pieces of sports history to uncover, usually with a Yankee Tavern chicken parm sub in hand.