New York Yankees defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3

ST. PETERSBURG - It was fitting, of course, that Mariano Rivera, the only player who still wears No. 42 in the majors, would get the final three outs on a day when everyone wore the number in tribute to Jackie Robinson.

Beyond that, it was striking evidence of how dramatically the feel of this series had changed from start to finish. The Rays may be capable of making the Yankees look old and slow, as they did in routing them Monday night, but in winning the last two gam...

ST. PETERSBURG - With the Yankees set to author the next chapter in the franchise's rich history today in the Bronx, it was only appropriate that the most prominent figure from the last one sent them home on a winning note.

Derek Jeter delivered a game-winning hit in the ninth inning against closer Troy Percival to lift the Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Rays. The win gives the Bombers a winning record on their nine-game road trip, the longest they've ever had to ope...