MLB: NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 2

May 2, 2005 at 11:07 PM
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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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