The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 5-4 in 14 innings. Brandon McCarthy started and pitched pretty well. Mark Teixeira hit two homeruns and Jacoby Ellsbury hit the game winning homerun.
McCarthy pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up nine hits and four runs with only one being earned. He walked one and struck out three. Matt Thornton pitched to one batter and retired him, Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts and Adam Warren pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out one. David Huff walked three without recording an out, Shawn Kelley pitched 1 2/3 perfect innings striking out two and Chase Whitley won his fourth game of the season pitching two innings giving up a hit and striking out three. David Robertson picked up his 22nd save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out one.
Tomlin pitched seven innings giving up eight hits and four runs with five strikeouts. Atchison pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout, Shaw pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one and Allen pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one and walking one. John Axford pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and striking out two, Marc Rzepcsynski pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out two and Vinnie Pestano lost his first game of the season pitching 2/3 of an inning and giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout.
Ellsbury had three hits and an RBI, Derek Jeter had two hits and drew a walk and Brian McCann had a hit and an RBI. Mark Teixeira had two hits and three RBI, Brian Roberts had a hit and drew a walk and Ichiro Suzuki had a hit. Zoilo Almonte had a hit, Zelous Wheeler had a hit and Brendan Ryan drew a walk. Ellsbury hit a double, Teixeira hit two homeruns and Ellsbury hit a homerun. The Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Teixeira committed an error.
Jeff Kipnis had two hits, Asdrubal Cabrera had three hits, Michael Brantley had a hit and drew a walk. Carlos Santana had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Lonnie Chisenhall had an RBI and drew a walk and Nick Swisher had two hits and two RBI. David Murphy had a hit, Chris Dickerson had two hits and Cabrera hit a double. The Indians were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Kipnis had a stolen base.
In the first Chisenhall had an RBI groundout and Swisher hit a two run single to give the Indians a 3-0 lead. Teixeira hit a solo homerun in the fourth to cut the lead to 3-1. In the fifth McCann hit a sacrifice fly and Teixeira hit a two run homerun to give the Yankees a 4-3 lead. Santana hit an RBI single to tie the game at four in the fifth inning. The score remained that way until the 14th inning when Ellsbury hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 5-4 lead. 5-4 would be the final score. The Yankees have won two out of the first three games and the final game of the series will be on Thursday night. the Yankees have won five of the first seven games on this 11 game road trip.