A strong start by Luis Severino combined with three home runs propelled the Yankees to a 6-1 win over the Rays on Wednesday night. >> Box score
Severino lasted six innings, allowing one run on four hits while striking out nine Tampa Bay hitters. His ERA for the season now stands at 2.98.
Adeiny Hechavarria put the Rays in the lead in the top of the fifth with a solo home run, but the Yankees rally quickly in the bottom half. Jacoby Ellsbury led the frame off the with a walk before Aaron Hicks singled. With one out, Aaron Judge clubbed a two-run double to put the Yankees in front.