#SportsReport: Yankees Beat Rays; Mets Down Braves

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#SportsReport: Yankees Beat Rays; Mets Down Braves
#SportsReport: Yankees Beat Rays; Mets Down Braves

The New York Yankees have padded their lead in the AL East by beating the second-place Tampa Bay Rays for the second consecutive night. The Yanks were 6-3 winners on Tuesday as Edwin Encarnación went deep for his first hit with New York. Cameron Maybin extended his home run streak to a career-high four games with a seventh-inning blast. Maybin also stretched the Yankees' homer streak to 21 games as he battles to maintain a roster spot. Gary Sanchez had two RBIs and J.A. Happ gave up two runs over five innings as the Bombers moved 2 ½ games ahead of Tampa Bay. Giancarlo Stanton played right field and went 0-for-4 in his return from the injured list. Jacob deGrom came within two outs of a complete

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