Rays, d'Arnaud seek encore vs. Yankees

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(AP) -- Discussing his first career three-homer game, a performance that included a go-ahead, ninth-inning, three-run shot that gave the Tampa Bay Rays a crucial win over the New York Yankees on Monday, Travis d'Arnaud did not hesitate as to where it ranked in his career.

A little over a week after hitting a game-ending homer to beat the Yankees, d'Arnaud drove in all five runs Monday in Tampa Bay's 5-4 win at Yankee Stadium.

"Number one," d'Arnaud said. "It's the coolest moment ever."

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"It's definitely exciting. That'll more kick in once you get there," the right-hander said. "They're still the champions from last year. It'll be fun to help them get to where they want to go." (MORE)

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