It was sunny and 76 degrees at game time, more than double the 36 for last year's Yankee Stadium opener.
The Tampa Bay Rays hope they can stay hot while building on a solid three-game winning streak.
The lefty has earned a spot in the New York Yankees rotation as the No. 5 starter and will pitch Wednesday when the Yankees host Tampa Bay at 1:05 p.m.
Pineda had 10 strikeouts on 84 pitches for the Yankees before Longoria's hit. "These guys showed a lot today".
New York Yankees' Chase Headley, right, celebrates his solo home run with Aaron Judge during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, Monday, April 10, 2017, in New York.
NY built six new fan gathering areas in the stands, including two where there had been obstructed-view bleacher seats. Judge might be the only young member of the lineup who plays Monday.
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Sanchez initially suffered the injury during the fifth inning of Saturday's game against the Baltimore Orioles after fouling off a 97 miles per hour fastball from Kevin Gausman.
"He had really good fastball command", Rays' manager Kevin Cash said. "We do feel good about how we're playing and how everybody's contributing". Souza has been the Rays' best hitter so far and takes a.417 average into Monday - just in time for another trip to NY. Also, Pineda was tougher against hitters last season at home than he was on the road. Longoria tipped his helmet to Pineda after reaching second. Just last week against the Rays he gave up four runs on eight hits and lasted only 32/3 innings. As often was the case a year ago, Pineda struggled with two outs.
They are now 3-4 on the young season. Sanchez said he was feeling a little better and was able to raise his arm. "It happened again with two outs". "It just doesn't make sense". Pineda is 2-5 with a 4.65 ERA and 86 strikeouts in his career against the Rays.
"It's top of the seventh here at yankee stadium and the Yankees are pitching a ideal game versus the Tampa rays". "It's very challenging", Cobb told reporters before Sunday's game.
Jacoby Ellsbury doubled home Brett Gardner in the bottom of the third inning off Tampa starter Alex Cobb as the Yankees took a 1-0 lead.