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MLB: Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Yankees 2

May 15, 2008 at 7:36 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 15 (UPI) -- Shawn Riggans' fourth-inning two-run homer Thursday helped the Tampa Bay Rays top the New York Yankees 5-2.

The winners scored their other runs on Akinori Iwamura's solo homer in the bottom of the first and sacrifice files by Carl Crawford in the bottom of the third and B.J. Upton in the fifth.

Riggans and Iwamura both had two of the five hits for the Rays, who won three times in the four-game series.

Winner Scott Kazmir (2-1) gave up three hits in six scoreless innings. After Gary Glover was touched for two runs in the eighth, closer Troy Percival earned his 10th save this season.

New York's Melky Cabrera and Derek Jeter both had two hits and one RBI.

Losing pitcher Ian Kennedy (0-3) surrendered five earned runs and five hits in five innings for the Yankees, who have split their last 10 games and have fallen to last place in the American League East Division.

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