Nick Swisher rounds third base after his fourth-inning homer Tuesday. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
For six innings, it was all about A.J. Burnett, who had a no-no going against the Rays. Though the hosts spoiled the righty's bid by mounting a rally, the contributions of Nick Swisher -- a solo homer, his fourth, as well as a double -- were obvious in the Yankees' eventual win.
Game Scores: Burnett, AJ , Garza, M . Pitches-strikes: Burnett, AJ 103-67, Bruney 10-9, Garza, M 112-73, Howell 21-12, Wheeler, D 24-19. Groundouts-flyouts: Burnett, AJ 8-5, Bruney 0-0, Garza, M 7-1, Howell 1-2, Wheeler, D 1-1. Batters faced: Burnett, AJ 27, Bruney 3, Garza, M 27, Howell 5, Wheeler, D 7. Umpires: HP: Chris
Guccione. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Tony Randazzo. Weather: 72 degrees, dome. Wind: Indoors. T:
2:58. Att: 36,973. Venue: Tropicana Field. April 14, 2009 April 14, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner