The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-3. Shane Greene started and had a rough start but then settled down. The bullpen was great and Martin Prado led the offense with two hits and three RBI including the game winning hit.
Greene pitched 5+ innings giving up three runs on nine hits. He walked two and struck out seven. Shawn Kelley pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out two, Dellin Betances pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out two and David Robertson won his second game of the season pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts.
John Danks pitched five innings giving up six hits and three runs with three walks and four strikeouts. Ronald Belisario pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out one, Zach Putnam pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a walk and striking out one and Daniel Webb lost his fourth game of the season pitching 2/3 of an inning and giving up two hits and a run with two walks.
Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Derek Jeter had a hit and Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk. Mark Teixeira drew two walks, Prado had two hits and three RBI and Brian McCann had a hit. Chase Headley drew two walks, Zelous Wheeler had a hit and Ichiro Suzuki had a hit. Ellsbury hit a double and Prado hit a homerun. The Yankees were 3-13 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Gardner had an outfield assist and a stolen base.
Alejandro De Aza had two hits, Sanchez had three hits and Jose Abreu had two hits and three RBI. Adam Dunn drew a walk, Conor Gillaspie drew a walk and Alexei Ramriez had two hits. Jd Danks had a hit, Tyler Flowers had a hit and Abreu hit a homerun. The White Sox were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
In the first Abreu hit a three run homerun to give the White Sox a 3-0 lead. Prado hit a two run homerun in the third inning to cut the lead to 3-2. The Yankees tied the game in the fifth on an Ellsbury RBI double. The Yankees won the game in the ninth on a Prado RBI single after they loaded the bases on a base hit and two walks. The Yankees have won two in a row and will play game two of the three game series on Saturday afternoon. It will also be Joe Torre Day as he will have his number retired and be in Monument Park for all of time.