Longoria’s homer, 4 RBIs off Pineda lead Rays over Yanks 9-5

Tampa Bay Rays' Hank Conger, right, hit fives third base coach Charlie Montoyo after his three-run home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Luis Cessa during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 28, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Evan Longoria homered and drove in four runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 9-5 Saturday to send Michael Pineda to his sixth loss in his last seven decisions.

Longoria had a sacrifice fly during a three-run first, boosted the lead to 5-0 with a two-run homer in the second and chased Pineda with an RBI single in the fourth that made it 6-1.

Pineda (2-6) allowed six runs and nine hits in 3 2/3 innings. His 6.92 ERA is the highest among 104 qualifying pitchers in the major leagues.

Matt Moore (2-3), winless in his six previous starts, gave up three runs and eight hits in 6 2/3 innings as the Rays won for the second time in eight games. New York lost for the third time in 10 games.

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