The Tampa Bay Rays opened the 2017 season Sunday afternoon against the New York Yankees with a bang - or rather several bangs, smacking two home runs and 13 hits en route to a 7-3 win over the Yankees in front of a sold-out home crowd.
A first-time All-Star in 2015 who lost an AL-leading 19 times last season, Archer limited NY to two runs and seven hits. He singled in the first inning and came home on a sacrifice fly by Longoria.
While three innings into the first game of a 162-game season is obviously far too soon to start writing the Yankees' obit, the early returns are disconcerting to Yankees. A rare terrible start by Masahiro Tanaka put the Yankees down early on Sunday, and they were never able to get back in the game.
Additionally, while no one would dare compare this pinstriped squad to any of its championship predecessors just yet, don't forget that even the vaunted 1998 Yankees started 0-3 before finishing the regular season with a franchise-record 114 wins.
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The president explained that there would also be a plan to collect the taxes imposed on foreign exporters who broke trade rules. Talking to White House reporters, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross insisted that the executive orders were not just about China.
Along with giving up a career-high amount of earned runs, the only shorter start in Tanaka's career came on September 27, 2014, when he allowed five earned runs in 1.2 innings against the Boston Red Sox.
NY is 1-5 in their last 6 road games and 3-10 in Sabathia's last 13 division starts while the over is 7-3-1 in their last 11 games following a loss. I knew the way I was throwing the ball and the type of contact that I was getting. Shaina Sine was not only feeling the excitement, but the warmth on this opening day. Ben Zobrist was hit by a pitch from Seung-hwan Oh and Jason Heyward singled before Willson Contreras hit a drive to left for a tying homer.
"I'm a better hitter when I use the entire field", he said. While striking out 17 batters to just two walks is impressive, also keep in mind batters only hit.157/.181/.371 in 70 at-bats.
Overall, Tanaka just never really looked like himself on the mound. Chris Archer hung a first pitch slider and Judge hooked it to left field.
Fantasy Impact Archer took a hard comebacker off the shin in the second inning and then gave up two runs. Manager Joe Girardi keeps saying they need more production from their veterans and can't just rely on youngsters Gary Sanchez, Greg Bird and Aaron Judge.
The promise of a major league-leading 24-9 record in spring training for the transitioning Bombers - and a almost spotless Grapefruit League showing, in particular, by Tanaka - meant exactly what those numbers (good or bad) always mean once the schedule flips to games that actually count.
Down 7-2 in the seventh, NY had a chance to get back in the game in the seventh when Gary Sanchez's looper down the right field line barely landed foul with the bases loaded.
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North Carolina lawmakers and the governor reached an agreement to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill", called HB2. It now moves on to the Senate floor, where it must survive two additional votes before moving to the House for a final vote.
Spain's conservative government, which has been particularly vocal about getting Gibraltar back, welcomed the latest development. Gibraltarians want to stay British, as demonstrated in 2002 when they rejected a referendum on shared sovereignty with Spain.
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As the crowd huddled in a partially covered alcove at the entrance, talk ran through the crowd that they'd heard gunfire. A District of Columbia police spokeswoman, Margarita Mikhaylova, says it's possible that an officer fired shots.
The GOP-dominated House of Representatives voted in favor of undoing the non-discrimination rule on February 16. Two Republicans - Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - voted against the 48 other GOP senators.
They were outplayed at Tottenham and Barcelona, listless at Liverpool, pulled apart at Everton and confused at Monaco. Sergio Aguero, so often the focus of these discussions, fired in for 2-1, despite slipping.
William Cohen, a former US defense secretary and USA senator from ME , said Tillerson's visit was important for both sides. China, the North's biggest source of diplomatic support and economic assistance, has yet to respond.
This was Sindhu's second Super Series title after the China Open previous year where she defeated Sun Yu of China in the final. Sindhu began the match with a balanced approach of aggression and calmness which reflected in her smashes and drop shots.
The forecast will change over the next day as I get more information about the thermal profile of the atmosphere during the storm. Snow will also make an appearance in much of Wyoming, the Wasatch Range in Utah and in northern Arizona, including Flagstaff.
BlackBerry turned in an impressive fourth-quarter earnings report, sending BBRY stock to levels not seen since September. The S&P 500 posted 16 new 52-week highs and 1 new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 87 new highs and 15 new lows.
The report came shortly after the nine-time WWE tag team champions publicly slammed TNA in a video that Matt released on YouTube. Matt and Jeff Hardy returned to WWE at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando this evening, to an absolutely enormous pop.
Twitter has made this a great day for countless Twitter users who feel suffocated by the 140 character limit. Twitter does not officially raise the character limit, but stops counting username in character limit.
Selena Gomez was the style star of the 13 Reasons Why premiere at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles on Thursday. So, if you're going to wear bright orange shadow, opt out of wearing a lip color, or else it will be too much.
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Teheran joined Rick Mahler (1985-88) and Greg Maddux (1993-96) as the lone Atlanta pitchers to start four straight season openers. I was nervous - and that was an awesome feeling". "I think it's the right decision", Collins said.
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The FCC put in place critical broadband privacy protection rules late a year ago to protect your right to privacy online. After effectively killing internet privacy, Trump's administration may further harm internet users in the near future.
British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker
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