The New York Yankees defeated the New York Mets on Sunday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-4. Nathan Eovaldi started for the Yankees and struggled and Jon Niese for the Mets and he struggled. The bullpens were pretty good. Alex Rodriguez had a couple of hits including a homerun for the Yankees. Daniel Murphy led the Mets offense with a couple of hits and RBI.
Eovaldi pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and four runs with six strikeouts. Chasen Shreve earned his first win pitching 2/3 of an inning walking one, Chris Martin pitched 1 2/3 perfect innings and Justin Wilson retired the only batter that he faced. Dellin Betances pitched an inning striking out three and Andrew Miller earned his seventh save of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Niese lost his first game of the season pitching five innings and giving up eight hits and six runs with four of them being earned. He walked one and struck out three. Erik Goeddel pitched two innings giving up a hit and struck out three and Alex Torres pitched an inning striking out one.
Brett Gardner had two hits and an RBI, Chris Young had a hit and an RBI and Rodriguez had two hits and two RBI. Mark Teixeira drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit and John Ryan Murphy had two hits. Gregorio Petit had a hit and an RBI, Murphy, Petit, Gardner, Rodriguez and Headley each hit a double. Rodriguez hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. Drew and Headley each committed an error and Beltran had an outfield assist.
Curtis Granderson had a hit and an RBI, Juan Lagares had two hits and Lucas Duda had a hit. Michael Cuddyer had a hit and an RBI, Murphy had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk including two doubles. Cuddyer hit a double and Granderson hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Campbell, Cuddyer, Murphy and Flores each hit an error.
In the first Granderson hit a solo homerun and Murphy hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. Rodriguez hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the first to cut the lead to 2-1. In the second Petit hit an RBI double, Gardner hit an RBI double, Young hit an RBI single and Rodriguez hit an RBI double. The Yankees had a 5-2 lead. In the third Cuddyer hit an RBI double and Murphy hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 5-4. In the fifth Rodriguez grounded into a force out and a run scored to make it 6-4. 6-4 would be the final score as the Yankees bullpen nailed down the win.
The Yankees took the series two out of three. The Yankees have now won three straight series and are 8-2 in their last ten games. The Yankees will take on the Tampa Bay Rays in three games beginning Monday night at Yankee Stadium.