NY Yankees (1st - AL East) at Tampa Bay (5th - AL East)

Matchup Details
Fri, Apr 18 - Tropicana Field
First Pitch - 7:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
NY Yankees 10-62.896-34-36-1010-65.40
Tampa Bay 7-9-4.164-43-57-83-13-10.78
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
New York
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RFC. Beltran
Ques Sat
Shoulder
04/18/14
Beltran has a sore left shoulder and did not play Friday against the Rays. He is questionable for Saturday's game.0-0
$+0
0-0
3BA. Rodriguez
out for season
Suspension
03/18/14
Rodriguez is suspended for the regular season and playoffs due to his involvement in Major League Baseball's Biogenesis Scandal.10-6
$+289
6-10
1BM. Teixeira
15-day DL
Hamstring
04/08/14
Teixeira has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a Grade 1 strain in his right hamstring. He is taking part in batting practice and should be able to return after the 15-day minimum.8-4
$+386
5-7
RPD. Robertson
15-day DL
Groin
04/08/14
Roberston is on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin.7-3
$+379
4-6
SSB. Ryan
15-day DL
Back
04/01/14
Ryan is dealing with a pinched nerve in his back and has been placed on the 15-day disable list.10-6
$+289
6-10
CF. Cervelli
60-day DL
Hamstring
04/14/14
Cervelli suffered a grade 2 right hamstring strain on April 13th and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list.3-0
$+356
1-2
Tampa Bay
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPA. Colome
Elig May 27
Suspension
04/16/14
Colome is serving a 50-game suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. He is eligible to return to the lineup on May 27th.0-2
$-273
1-1
SPM. Moore
out for season
Elbow
04/15/14
Moore is on the 15-day disabled list with a torn UCL. He will undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss the remainder of the season.3-5
$-297
3-4
SPA. Cobb
15-day DL
Oblique
04/13/14
Cobb has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.0-4
$-484
2-1
RPJ. Oviedo
Late April
Elbow
04/11/14
Oviedo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list to allow more time to recover from past elbow issues. He is currently on a rehab assignment and could rejoin the team for late April.7-9
$-416
7-8
2BT. Beckham
15-day DL
Knee
03/31/14
Beckham is recovering from a torn ACL which he suffered in the offseason and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.7-9
$-416
7-8
SPJ. Hellickson
Early June
Elbow
03/30/14
Hellickson underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow in late January. He has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and is expected to be out until the beginning of June.7-9
$-416
7-8
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NEWS

Covers Preview - Erik Bedard makes his debut in the Tampa Bay rotation as the Rays look to end a pair of streaks when they host the New York Yankees on Friday. The Yankees rolled to a 10-2 win in the opener of the four-game series Thursday, securing their fifth straight victory while sending Tampa Bay to its fourth consecutive defeat. New York pounded out 16 hits - nine for extra bases - in its best offensive effort of the season.

 
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