ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays were delayed in the ninth inning by a power outage at Tropicana Field.
The lights at the dome stadium went out after Austin Pruitt's first pitch to Thairo Estrada leading off the ninth inning Sunday.
Both teams' television broadcasts also lost power.
New York had been leading 3-1 at the time of the outage.
A statement from us on the delay at Tropicana Field during today's Rays-Yankees game. pic.twitter.com/XeTwKjxfCN— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) May 12, 2019
Lights out at the Trop... the fans are ready to help 💡💡💡 pic.twitter.com/4hfgWXjbVl— Vanessa Ruffes FOX13 (@RuffesFOX13) May 12, 2019