Result: Rays starter David Price was too much for the Yankees on Tuesday night, as they lost to the Rays, 2-1, in the Bronx. The loss dropped the Yankees back to the .500 mark, at 41-41.
Need to Know: Logan Forsythe gave the Rays a 1-0 lead in the fourth with an RBI single to center. The Yankees tied it, 1-1, in the bottom half of the frame when a poor throw during a rundown allowed Derek Jeter to score. With David Price keeping the Yankees in check, James Loney hit a solo home run to give the Rays a 2-1 advantage in the top of the sixth. Loney’s home run turned out to be the difference in the game, as the Yankees failed to notch a hit after the sixth inning.
Game Ball: Price, who tossed seven innings of one-run ball for the Rays.
What’s Next: The Yankees wrap up their three-game series against the Rays on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. Vidal Nuno gets the start for the Yankees, opposed by Jake Odorizzi for Tampa. The game starts at 1:05 p.m. ET.