Cabrera gets 1,000th hit, Rays beat Yankees 3-2

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera got his 1,000th hit during a two-run second inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rebounded again from an early deficit to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Wednesday night.

Tampa Bay went up 3-2 in the second when Cabrera drove in a run on a double off Adam Warren (2-2) and scored on Joey Butler’s single.

The Yankees ook a 2-0 lead for the second straight game in the first inning on RBI singles by Mark Teixeira and Brian McCann. The Rays scored twice in both the seventh and eighth Tuesday night to beat New York 4-2.

Nathan Karns (2-2) gave up two runs and seven hits in five innings. Brad Boxberger, the fourth Tampa Bay reliever, pitched the ninth for his 10th save.