Tampa Bay at New York

Final 14th
Tampa Bay
New York
W: H. Bell (1-1) L: C. Leroux (0-1)
HR: TB - D. Jennings (3)   NYY - B. McCann (4),M. Teixeira (4),A. Soriano (5)

Jeter 0 for 7, Yankees fall to Rays in 14 innings

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NEW YORK -- So much stuff happened, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon lost track. Especially after he got ejected.

"How many innings was that?" he wondered.

Wil Myers and the Rays broke loose in the 14th inning while holding Derek Jeter to the worst hitting performance of his career, outlasting the New York Yankees for a wild 10-5 win that ended at 12:57 a.m. Saturday.

Jeter went 0 for 7 for the first time and grounded out with the bases loaded to finish the 13th. Yankee Stadium was nearly empty when the game finally ended after 5 hours, 49 minutes.

"I don't even remember the first four of them," said Jeter, eighth on baseball's career hits list. "It's one of those days, know what I mean? Some days when you think you've seen it all, there's something new."

The late innings indeed saw a bit of everything: Rallies by both teams, a wild rundown featuring seven throws and two calls overturned.

"It was a crazy game," Maddon said.

The Rays also spent time trading gloves when they went to a five-man infield in the 13th. The switching positions led to a most strange putout: Brett Gardner grounded out and it was officially scored as 3-9 -- first baseman Sean Rodriguez to the right fielder, Myers.

During a meeting on the mound to realign everyone, the Rays offered a little advice to Myers.

"We just told him to catch it if it comes to you," winning pitcher Heath Bell said.

Myers got three of the Rays' 20 hits, and put them ahead 6-5 against Chris Leroux (0-1). Rodriguez doubled home a run, setting up RBI singles by Brandon Guyer, Yunel Escobar and Ryan Hanigan.

Bell (1-1) dodged all sorts of trouble, pitching 2 1/3 scoreless innings for the win.

"There were so many unlikely things that we were able to work through," Maddon said.

Desmond Jennings homered as the Rays matched a season best with a three-game winning streak. The string started with a day-night doubleheader sweep Thursday in Boston, and led into another full day of play.

Brian McCann homered as New York lost its third straight in Joe Girardi's 1,000th regular-season game as manager.

Jacoby Ellsbury lined a tying single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth for the Yankees.

In the 12th, Tampa Bay turned a wild double play that included a pair of rundowns. Alfonso Soriano grounded out with runners at second and third to finish the inning. In the 11th, Yankees pinch-hitter Ichiro Suzuki grounded out with two on.

Ellsbury's RBI single with two outs in the ninth off Juan Carlos Oviedo made it 5-5. Fans were still cheering when Brandon Gomes relieved and before even throwing a pitch, he tried a pickoff at first base -- Maddon challenged the safe call and was right, and Ellsbury was ruled out.

Maddon got steamed when a flipped call resulted in a double play against the Rays in the 13th, and he was tossed.

Mark Teixeira and Soriano hit consecutive homers in the eighth off Joel Peralta that tied it at 4. Tampa Bay bounced back in the ninth, taking a 5-4 lead on Evan Longoria's RBI single against closer David Robertson.

Maddon said before the game that closer Grant Balfour wasn't available after posting saves in both ends of the sweep in Boston.

Oviedo was trying for his first save since he had 36 in 2011 with the Marlins while playing under the name of Leo Nunez.


Yankees RHP Masahiro Tanaka (3-0, 2.27 ERA) starts Saturday vs. RHP Jake Odorizzi (1-3, 6.85). Tanaka has won 31 straight regular-season decisions dating to 2012 in Japan. Asked how he's done so far during his first year in the majors, Tanaka said in English "so-so." Girardi chuckled at that assessment, saying with a grin: "I think he's done pretty good." Maddon said he was eager to see the much-heralded, $155 million rookie, adding, "He drives a 787 to New York City from Tokyo." Kiddingly, Maddon noted how he takes an RV to spring training. ... Girardi is 579-421 in regular-season games with New York.

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Derek Jeter has the worst offensive showing of his career, going 0 for 7 in the Yankees' 14-inning loss to the Rays. (USATSI)
Derek Jeter has the worst offensive showing of his career, going 0 for 7 in the Yankees' 14-inning loss to the Rays. (USATSI)

Players of the Game
New York

A. Soriano
AB 7
R 2
H 3
HR 1
Tampa Bay

W. Myers
AB 7
R 2
H 3
HR 0

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Tampa Bay Rays
Ben Zobrist, 2B8110034 .277
Desmond Jennings, CF6211233 .277
Evan Longoria, 3B6131111 .286
Wil Myers, RF7232003 .241
Sean Rodriguez, LF-1B6231111 .275
James Loney, 1B4031112 .327
   Brandon Guyer, PR-LF1111000 .154
Logan Forsythe, DH1001001 .154
   a-Matt Joyce, PH-DH4100115 .289
Yunel Escobar, SS6031124 .239
Jose Molina, C4000013 .128
   b-David DeJesus, PH1000010 .197
   Ryan Hanigan, C2021000 .270
David Price, P0000000 .000
   Joel Peralta, P0000000 .000
   Juan Carlos Oviedo, P0000000 .000
   Brandon Gomes, P0000000 .000
   Heath Bell, P0000000 .000
   Josh Lueke, P0000000 .000
a-struck out for Forsythe in the 6th
b-struck out for Molina in the 11th
2B - Sean Rodriguez 2 (5, Nuno)
3B - Evan Longoria (1, Nuno)
HR - Desmond Jennings (3, Nuno)
SF - Logan Forsythe (1)
RBI - Desmond Jennings (9), Evan Longoria (16), Wil Myers 2 (13), Sean Rodriguez (10), James Loney (18), Brandon Guyer (2), Logan Forsythe (2), Yunel Escobar (5), Ryan Hanigan (16)
2-OUT RBI - Desmond Jennings (3)
SB - Ben Zobrist (3, 2nd base off Robertson/Murphy), Desmond Jennings 2 (6, 2nd base off Robertson/Murphy, 2nd base off Claiborne/Murphy)
Team LOB - 13
DP - Loney-Escobar, Loney-Escobar-Zobrist-Loney-Escobar-Longoria-Hanigan
E - Heath Bell (1, Throwing(Zobrist to Loney (PO) to Escobar to JL to BZ to JL to BZ to Longoria to)
Tampa Bay Rays
David Price 7822081 4.44
Joel Peralta (BS,1) 1333002 4.63
Juan Carlos Oviedo (BS,1) 0.2100000 5.40
Brandon Gomes 2100000 2.93
Heath Bell (W,1-1) 2.1400100 6.06
Josh Lueke 1100000 3.78
IBB - Ellsbury by Heath Bell
HBP - Teixeira (by Heath Bell)
Pitches-Strikes - David Price 118-79, Joel Peralta 22-17, Juan Carlos Oviedo 6-5, Brandon Gomes 24-17, Heath Bell 43-24, Josh Lueke 15-10
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - David Price 6-6, Juan Carlos Oviedo 2-0, Brandon Gomes 3-2, Heath Bell 7-0
Batters Faced - David Price 28, Joel Peralta 6, Juan Carlos Oviedo 3, Brandon Gomes 6, Heath Bell 13, Josh Lueke 4
New York (A.L.) Yankees
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF6041111 .330
   Chris Leroux, P0000000 .000
Derek Jeter, SS7000005 .250
Carlos Beltran, RF7020001 .255
Mark Teixeira, 1B6121012 .250
Alfonso Soriano, LF7231014 .259
Brian McCann, DH-C7122004 .229
Brian Roberts, 2B6130021 .235
Yangervis Solarte, 3B6010010 .294
John Ryan Murphy, C3010020 .313
   a-Kelly Johnson, PH1000001 .215
   Shawn Kelley, P0000000 .000
   b-Ichiro Suzuki, PH1000002 .364
   Adam Warren, P0000000 .000
   c-Brett Gardner, PH-CF1000002 .267
Vidal Nuno, P0000000 .000
   Dellin Betances, P0000000 .000
   Preston Claiborne, P0000000 .000
   Matt Thornton, P0000000 .000
   David Robertson, P0000000 .000
a-grounded out for Murphy in the 9th
b-grounded out for Kelley in the 11th
c-grounded out for Warren in the 13th
2B - John Ryan Murphy (1, Price)
HR - Mark Teixeira (4, Peralta), Alfonso Soriano (5, Peralta), Brian McCann (4, Price)
RBI - Jacoby Ellsbury (13), Mark Teixeira (7), Alfonso Soriano (11), Brian McCann 2 (12)
2-OUT RBI - Jacoby Ellsbury (6), Mark Teixeira (2), Alfonso Soriano (4)
SB - Jacoby Ellsbury (9, 2nd base off Price/Molina), Brian Roberts (4, 3rd base off Oviedo/Molina)
PK - Jacoby Ellsbury (1, Gomes)
Team LOB - 13
DP - Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira, Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Jeter-B. Roberts-Teixeira, Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Jeter-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira, Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Jeter-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Kelley-Solarte-Teixeira, Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Jeter-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Solarte-B. Roberts-Teixeira-Kelley-Solarte-Teixeira-Solarte-Teixeira
New York (A.L.) Yankees
Vidal Nuno 4.2544321 6.87
Dellin Betances 1.1200030 1.84
Preston Claiborne 1.1000210 1.35
Matt Thornton 0.2100000 1.50
David Robertson 1211010 1.29
Shawn Kelley 2100030 1.88
Adam Warren 2400020 1.53
Chris Leroux (L,0-1) 1555220 22.50
IBB - Longoria by Preston Claiborne, Joyce by Chris Leroux
WP - Vidal Nuno (2)
HBP - Loney (by Matt Thornton)
Pitches-Strikes - Vidal Nuno 80-45, Dellin Betances 22-14, Preston Claiborne 23-11, Matt Thornton 22-14, David Robertson 15-11, Shawn Kelley 22-16, Adam Warren 36-22, Chris Leroux 40-23
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Vidal Nuno 6-4, Preston Claiborne 1-2, Matt Thornton 1-1, David Robertson 1-0, Shawn Kelley 2-0, Adam Warren 3-0, Chris Leroux 1-0
Batters Faced - Vidal Nuno 20, Dellin Betances 6, Preston Claiborne 6, Matt Thornton 4, David Robertson 4, Shawn Kelley 6, Adam Warren 9, Chris Leroux 10
Game Information
Attendance - 33580
Game Time - 5:49
Temperature - 65
Umpires - Home - Brian O'Nora, First Base - Doug Eddings, Second Base - Marvin Hudson, Third Base - Cory Blaser