The New York Yankees defeated the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-1. Chase Whitley started and pitched great, the bullpen was very good. The offense didn't do much until the final couple of innings in extra innings. Chase Headley who was acquired earlier in the day had the walk off single.
Whitley pitched six innings giving up seven hits and no runs. He didn't walk a batter and struck out six. Matt Thornton pitched to one batter and struck him out, Adam Warren retired the only two batters that he faced and Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up a walk and two strikeouts. David Robertson pitched two perfect innings with three strikeouts, Shawn Kelley pitched an inning striking out one and David Huff pitched two innings giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout. Jeff Francis in his first appearance with the Yankees won his first game of the season. He pitched an inning giving up a hit.
Nick Martinez pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up three hits and no runs. He walked one and struck out three. Neftali Feliz pitched 1 2/3 innings striking out one, Shawn Tolleson pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Neal Cotts pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk. Roman Mendez pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two walks and a strikeout, Ryan Feierabend pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a walk and Scott Baker pitched 2/3 of an inning. Joakim Soria blew his second save of the season pitching an inning giving up three hits and a run, Nick Tepesch lost his sixth game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up three hits and a run.
Brett Gardner had two hits and drew two walks, Derek Jeter had a hit and drew a walk and Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk. Carlos Beltran had two hits, Brian McCann had a hit and Brian Roberts had two hits and drew a walk. Francisco Cervelli had a hit, Headley had a hit and an RBI and Jeter, Gardner and Roberts each hit a double. The Yankees were 4-9 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base. Gardner had a stolen base and Wheeler committed an error.
Shin-Soo Choo had two hits, Jim Adduci had a hit and Adrian Beltre had a hit. Leonys Martin had two hits, J.P. Arencibia had a hit and an RBI and Robinson Chirinos had a hit. Rougned Odor had a hit and drew a walk, Daniel Robertson had two hits and Chirinos hit a double. Arencibia hit a homerun and the Rangers were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Robertson had a stolen base.
In the 13th Arencibia hit a solo homerun to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead. The Yankees tied the game in the bottom of the 13th on an Ellsbury RBI single. The Yankees won the game on a walk off RBI single from Headley to win the game 2-1 in 14 innings.