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Yingshi. ST. PETERSBURG — Jack Bowles’ initial reading was that the Yankees’ defensive positioning was so effective that their sprinkler map allowed him to ensure a seventh-inning offense approached quickly in left field. But Wander Franco’s liner kept carrying; a step back, then two, then a last-ditch effort.
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“We’ve got to hang out. I don’t care what the number is,” Boone said. “If we do that, we put ourselves in a good position. You can ask me tomorrow how important it is. It’s important. You can ask me if it’s double digits. I get it. We’ve got to get it right , we have to play well or none of this matters. It’s been a long…season. We’re grinding in now. It’s tough for us right now. We’ve got to find a way, and these guys are competing for their [ Tail].”
Boone and the Yankees can rest assured that this is not
“Not caring at all; I don’t even look at that [ranking] stuff,” Budd said. “Every day, you come in, you have something to do. You have a task at hand. Tomorrow will be no different than today in the way we approach everything. It’s early and we’re still finding our groove.”
This is In the series between the Rays and Yankees — two teams that have battled each other for the past few seasons — it’s no longer a surprise that there’s a lot of flak over the diamond.
This time, it was a response to Randy Arozarena’s first-inning home run off rookie starter Jhony Brito; TV cameras capture To Arozarena celebrating in the seating area, mentioning the new “Randy Land” seating in the Tropicana Field area 27, Arozarena homers win free beer or soda for patrons.
“I know the fans are excited because they free drinks,” Arozarena Said through a translator.
True, fans cashed in on drinks on the house, but it appeared to be at Arozarena’s expense. Brito hit him in the third, drawing boos, and when Albert Abreu knocked down a visibly displeased Arozarena with a dropped ball in the fifth, the referee warned two substitutes player.
The referee warned the decision of the two substitutes That prompted the ejection of Rays manager Kevin Cash, who protested his club’s disciplinary action after its star player was hit twice. Even so, the Rays ultimately agreed that the bumps were probably unintentional; Abreu said as much to Arozarena on the floor in an attempt to defuse the situation as the game continued.
“Everyone knows how I pitch and what direction I’m pitching,” Abreu said. “I was trying to execute a good sinker there, from the inside and a little bit off home plate. … He said a few personal words. I just told him I was executing a pitch there. He understood at this point.”