New York Yankees defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 5-4

Joe Girardi's eyes were damp and several of his Yankees stared into space as they stood clapping.

Most everyone in the Stadium was on their feet, cheering, for about three minutes following a video tribute to George Steinbrenner, part of the emotional ceremonies Friday night celebrating the famous owner before the Yanks' first game since Steinbrenner's death on Tuesday.

The Boss and The Voice - PA announcer Bob Sheppard, who died Sunday - were both honored in a 20-minut...