Rays win behind 2 Diaz homers

null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null Baseball Tampa Bay is still leading the AL East.The Rays secured a 1 1/2 game lead over the Yankees with a 7-2 victory at Tropicana Field on Saturday. MORE:  Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZN  Two home runs and four RBIs from third baseman Yandy Diaz helped Tampa Bay improve to 24-14 on the year.  The Yandy-Man can. pic.twitter.com/ef7nqqGOLE— Tampa Bay Devil Rays (@RaysBaseball) May 12, 2019

The Rays finished with 10 hits to New York's five. Gleyber Torres led the Yankees with two hits in his four at-bats.Although Tampa Bay's best pitcher to start the season Tyler Glasnow is out four to six weeks with a forearm injury, it seems fired up and motivated to perform.Studs of the NightAlbert Pujols belted two homers in the Angels' 7-2 win against the Orioles. He went 3 for 5 in the game with three RBIs.Trevor Bauer struck out 10 batters and didn't give up an earned run in seven innings, but the Indians fell to the Athletics 3-2.Zach Eflin tossed a complete-game shutout for the Phillies in a 7-0 victory over the Royals.Duds of the NightAndrew Benintendi was hitless in four at-bats while striking out twice as Boston topped Seattle 9-5.Jose Abreu was hitless in five at-bats with three strikeouts in the White Sox's 7-2 win against the Blue Jays.HighlightAstros utilityman Aledmys Diaz pounded a grand slam against the Rangers.Bases unloaded.( x @PapaJohns) pic.twitter.com/9RUzrVwKXm— (@) May 12, 2019What's Next?Mariners (20-22) at Red Sox (21-19) 1:05 p.m. ET — Boston has won four straight and is looking to creep back toward the top of the AL East. Seattle has been respectable this year, but has lost the first two games of the series.

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