ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 2 (UPI) -- Mike Mussina
allowed two runs while working seven innings Monday to spark the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Mussina (2-2), a 36-year-old righthander, retired the first 11 batters he faced. He scattered five hits with two walks.
Rey Sanchez had a two-run single, Gary Sheffield three hits with an RBI, and Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams two hits and an RBI each for the Yankees.
Alex Sanchez hit a two-run home for the only offense for Tampa Bay, which has lost eight straight games.
Devil Rays starter Scott Kazmir (0-3) gave up eight hits in six innings to get the loss. He struck out nine.
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