Two games played today. Texas was at Tampa Bay in game three with the series tied at one game each, and the Yankees were at Detroit also with the series tied at one.
Tampa Bay took a 1-0 lead in the fourth on a solo shot from Desmond Jennings. Texas answered with four runs in the seventh two from a two run shot by Mike Napoli and the other two with a single from Josh Hamilton. Down 4-1 in the bottom of the seventh Tampa came back with one run and in the eighth and picked up their third run with another solo shot from Desmond Jennings making the score 4-3, Texas now up by one.
The score remained 4-3 and Tampa tried to rally in the bottom of the ninth but could not come up with the tying score. Colby Lewis gets the win for Texas and David Price the loss for Tampa. The series goes to 2-1, advantage Texas.
The New York Yankees lost their game to Detroit by a score of 5-4. CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander went head to head and the Tigers came out on top with a win. Rafael Soriano relieved CC and gets the loss for the Yankees and Verlander the win for the Tigers. Jose Valverde picks up the save for Detroit, and they go to a 2-1 series lead.
Today we will see all eight teams in action with a must win by the Yankees and Tampa Bay to keep their hopes alive. They are both down two games to one, one more loss and their season is over.
In the NLDS Arizona also faces elimination, they are down 2-0 to Milwaukee.
Best Of Five
09/30_Game 1_ Tampa 9 Texas 0 10/01_Game 2_ Tampa 6 Texas 8 10/03_Game 3_ Texas 4 Tampa 3 Game 4 Texas Tampa Game 5 Tampa Texas
10/01_Game 1_ Detroit 3 New York 9 10/02_Game 2_ Detroit 5 New York 3 10/03_Game 3_ New York 4 Detroit 5 Game 4 New York Detroit Game 5 Detroit New York
10/01_Game 1_ Arizona 1 Milwaukee 4 10/02_Game 2_ Arizona 4 Milwaukee 9 Game 3 Milwaukee Arizona Game 4 Milwaukee Arizona Game 5 Arizona Milwaukee
10/01_Game 1_ St. Louis 6 Philadelphia 11 10/02_Game 2_ St. Louis 5 Philadelphia 4 Game 3 Philadelphia St. Louis Game 4 Philadelphia St. Louis Game 5 St. Louis Philadelphia
Texas at Tampa Bay Time: 2:07 PM National TV: TBS Staeting Pitchers Texas: Matt Harrison Tampa Bay: Jeremy Hellickson
NY Yankees at Detroit Time: 8:37 PM National TV: TBS Starting Pitchers NY Yankees: A.J. Burnett Detroit: Rick Porcello
Philadelphia at St. Louis Time: 5:07 PM National TV: TBS Starting Pitchers Philadelphia: Cole Hamels St. Louis: Jaime Garcia
Milwaukee at Arizona Time: 9:37 PM National TV: TNT Starting Pitchers Milwaukee: Shaun Marcum Arizona: Josh Collmenter