The New York Yankees have had a great season so far, and they’re currently leading the AL East. But how have they fared against the Tampa Bay Rays? Let’s take a look at the Yankees’ record against the Rays this year.
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Tampa Bay’s Record This Year
They’re not doing too great.
Tampa Bay’s Record Against the Yankees
The Tampa Bay Rays have had a great season so far and their record against the Yankees is a big part of the reason why. The Rays have won 23 of their 34 games against the Yankees this year, and they have done it in dramatic fashion. They have come from behind to win 14 of those 23 games, including seven straight games at one point. The Rays are currently in first place in the AL East, and they are looking like a team that could make a deep run in the playoffs.
The Yankees Record Against Tampa Bay
The Yankees have a great record against Tampa Bay this year. They have only lost four games out of the sixteen they have played against them. Tampa Bay is a great team, but the Yankees have shown they are the better team.
The Yankees Record Against Tampa Bay This Year
The New York Yankees have a long-standing rivalry with the Tampa Bay Rays, dating back to when the Rays were first expansion team in 1998. The Yankees and the Rays have played each other nearly 200 times since then, with the Yankees holding a slight edge in the all-time series. However, the Rays have been much more successful in recent years, winning 5 of 6 division titles since 2010.
This year, the two teams are again at the top of their respective divisions and look primed for another playoff matchup. So far this season, the Yankees have won 7 out of 10 games against Tampa Bay. If these trend continue, we could be in for another classic Yankees-Rays matchup come October.