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Rays Make Themselves at Home, Beating the Yankees and Sonny Gray

The strangeness of watching a baseball game in the Mets’ park without a Met on the premises had lessened somewhat by the second night of the Yankees-Tampa Bay Rays series at Citi Field.

But only slightly.

There was the public address announcer heralding the home team taking the field with “Ladies and gentleman, your Tampa Bay Rays!” to a predictable chorus of boos.

And the audio piped into the restrooms carried the voices of Dave Wills and Andy Freed, radio broadcasters for the Rays, who had to come north for this series because of Hurricane Irma.