Rays starter James Shields threw 5 1/3 innings, giving up five runs. (Steve Nesius/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
The Rays fell behind early in the opener, and they couldn't recover against the Yankees, who hit four homers off James Shields and the bullpen. With the loss, Tampa Bay fell to 7 1/2 games behind New York in the AL East. Pat Burrell homered in the ninth for his seventh blast.
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