Left-hander Scott Kazmir threw 97 pitches in five innings Tuesday. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
Although Scott Kazmir struck out nine Yankees, a high pitch count sent the left-hander to the showers after just five innings, and the Rays were unable to solve veteran Andy Pettitte, dropping the opener of a two-game series at Yankee Stadium.
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