Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

    Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

    Updated:

    Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

    • Great Stuff

    PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

    PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament
    Updated:

    PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

    Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

    Updated:

    You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

    News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

    Updated:

    JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

    News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

    Updated:

    The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

    News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

    Updated:

    Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

    Out and About
    • Great StuffMore>>

    • Heavy downpours continue in Tampa Bay

      Heavy downpours continue in Tampa Bay

      Tuesday, April 28 2015 11:23 AM EDT2015-04-28 15:23:05 GMT
      Heavy rain is possible as a strong storm system in the Gulf of Mexico slowly pushes toward the Tampa Bay area.
      Heavy rain is possible as a strong storm system in the Gulf of Mexico slowly pushes toward the Tampa Bay area.
    • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

      Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

      Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
      Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
      Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
    Powered by WorldNow

    200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

    Telephone: 813.228.8888
    Fax: 813.225.2770
    Email: news@wfla.com

    Can???t find something?
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2015 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.
    Major League Baseball
    <    April    >
    S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4
    5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    19 20 21 22 23 24 25
    26 27 28 29 30

    American League Game Summary - Tampa Bay at New York



    (Friday, September 14th)

    Final Score: Tampa Bay 6, New York 4

    Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - David Price went seven innings, B.J. Upton hit a solo homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays edged the New York Yankees, 6-4, on Friday in the opener of a three-game series.

    Price (18-5) allowed two runs on five hits with two walks and six strikeouts in his first start since Sept. 2, while Fernando Rodney recorded the final five outs to notch his 43rd save of the season.

    Desmond Jennings, Ben Zobrist and Elliot Johnson had an RBI apiece for the Rays, who managed just six total runs in their previous series -- a three-game sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles.

    With Friday's win, Tampa Bay pulled within three games of New York and Baltimore for the AL East lead and final AL wild card spot.

    "We played better offensively, that's what it came down to," said Rays manager Joe Maddon. "We've been pitching well enough to win games. We finally got the hits."

    CC Sabathia (13-6) gave up four runs on six hits over 6 2/3 innings and dropped his third straight decision. His last win came on Aug. 24 at Cleveland.

    "I'm just not making pitches," Sabathia said. "Tonight I had two strikes a couple of times and I couldn't make the pitch to get out of the inning."

    Alex Rodriguez belted a two-run, eighth-inning homer for the Yankees and Curtis Granderson had a leadoff shot in the fifth. Derek Jeter went 2-for-5 and passed Willie Mays for sole possession of 10th place on the all-time hits list.

    New York remained tied for the AL East lead after Baltimore lost in Oakland later Friday.

    Upton's leadoff shot gave the Rays a 5-2 lead in the eighth, but Jeter began the bottom half with a single and Rodriguez followed with a one-out homer to deep left.

    After a walk to Robinson Cano, Joel Peralta was relieved by Rodney, who fanned Russell Martin and walked pinch-hitter Raul Ibanez before grounding out Granderson to end the inning.

    The Rays added insurance in the ninth when Jennings ripped a one-out single off Joba Chamberlain, stole second base and crossed the plate on Evan Longoria's two-out grounder, which rolled under the glove of shortstop Eduardo Nunez.

    "The error was a big play at the end," said Maddon. "It gave us a lift psychologically."

    The Yankees, who went down in order in the home half -- ending when Derek Jeter fanned swinging -- grabbed a 1-0 lead in the second inning courtesy of Steve Pearce's two-out, RBI single.

    The Rays, though, responded with a three-run fifth, which began with a double by Chris Gimenez.

    A wild pitch and a walk by Sabathia followed, placing runners on the corners, before Johnson and Jennings delivered consecutive RBI base hits. After a wild pitch advanced both runners and a walk to Zobrist loaded the bases, Longoria plated Johnson with a double-play grounder for a 3-1 lead.

    Granderson hit his 38th homer of the season in the bottom half, but Tampa Bay tacked on another run in the seventh when Johnson scored from second base on Zobrist's two-out single up the middle.

    Game Notes

    Price missed his previous start with a sore shoulder. He improved to 7-3 in 18 career games -- 17 starts -- versus New York ... The Yankees have lost each of Sabathia's last four starts ... Jeter upped his career total to 3,285 hits.

    09/15 01:47:54 ET

    Powered by The Sports Network.

    Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

    Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

      Updated:

      Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament
      Updated:

      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

      News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

      Updated:

      JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

      News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Out and About
      • Great StuffMore>>

      • Heavy downpours continue in Tampa Bay

        Heavy downpours continue in Tampa Bay

        Tuesday, April 28 2015 11:23 AM EDT2015-04-28 15:23:05 GMT
        Heavy rain is possible as a strong storm system in the Gulf of Mexico slowly pushes toward the Tampa Bay area.
        Heavy rain is possible as a strong storm system in the Gulf of Mexico slowly pushes toward the Tampa Bay area.
      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
      Powered by WorldNow

      200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

      Telephone: 813.228.8888
      Fax: 813.225.2770
      Email: news@wfla.com

      Can???t find something?
      Powered by WorldNow
      All content © Copyright 2000 - 2015 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.