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New York Yankees (9-4)

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@ TB
L 0-1
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W 8-4
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2:10 PM PT3:10 PM MT4:10 PM CT5:10 PM ET17:10 ET21:10 GMT5:10 2:10 PM MST4:10 PM EST4:40 PM VEN1:10 UAE (+1)4:10 PM CT
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Cole just misses 20th reg-season win in row, Yanks beat Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Gerrit Cole came within one strike of earning his 20th straight regular-season win before getting pulled, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 Saturday in the opener of a seven-inning doubleheader.

Cole, who had won his first three starts since signing a $324 million, nine-year contract in the offseason, took a 5-0 lead into the fifth. With two outs and a runner on, Cole had a 1-2 count on Ji-Man Choi, who came back to hit an RBI double.

Jose Martinez followed with a two-run homer on the 107th pitch from a clearly tiring Cole. The ace stared in disbelief and went into a squat as Martinez's drive left the ballpark.

AVG: D. LeMahieu.422
HR: A. Judge7
RBI: A. Judge17
SB: M. Tauchman3
W: G. Cole3
ERA: G. Cole2.55
Saves: Z. Britton5
K: G. Cole16
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .244 (8)
Runs: 65 (9)
Hits: 99 (16)
Home Runs: 24 (2)
Stolen Bases: 5 (14)
OBP: .326 (8)
SLG: .456 (2)
Total Bases: 185 (13)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.08 (14)
Runs Allowed: 52 (13)
Saves: 6 (3)
Strikeouts: 104 (22)
OpBA: .215 (7)
OBP: .292 (7)
SLG: .397 (17)
Run Support: 5.52 (2)
Date Player Transactions
8/8 A. Abreu Called Up from Minors (recalled as 29th roster player)
8/8 T. Estrada Called Up from Minors
8/8 T. Estrada Sent to Minors
8/8 B. Heller Called Up from Minors
8/8 K. Higashioka Placed on 10-Day IL (Strained right oblique)
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Date Player Status
7/30 G. Torres Right elbow contusion (day-to-day)
7/28 T. Kahnle Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day IL)
7/19 M. Tanaka Concussion (10-day IL)
7/11 A. Chapman COVID-19 injured list (on 10-day IL)
7/7 L. Cessa COVID-19 injured list (10-day IL)
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