The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-1. Adam Warren started for the Yankees and pitched well and the bullpen was great. Brian McCann had a couple of hits and Stephen Drew was on base three times to lead the offense.
Warren pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up one run on five hits. He walked none and struck out six. Justin Wilson earned his first victory of the season pitching an inning with a strikeout, David Carpenter pitched 1/3 of an inning and walked a batter and Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts. Andrew Miller saved his eighth game of the season pitching an inning giving up a hit and striking out one.
Nathan Karns pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with two walks and five strikeouts. Brandon Gomes took his first loss of the season pitching an inning and giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout and Everett Teaford pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up four hits and a run with two walks and two strikeouts.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Brett Gardner had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Alex Rodriguez drew a walk. Brian McCann had two hits and an RBI, Carlos Beltran had a hit and Stephen Drew had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk. Didi Gregorius had a hit and drew a walk, Beltran, Drew and Gardner each hit a double. McCann hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base. Ellsbury had a stolen base.
David DeJesus had a hit, Steven Souza Jr. had a hit and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and an RBI. Evan Longoria had two hits, Tim Beckham drew a walk, Rene Rivera had a hit and Cabrera hit a double. The Rays were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
Gardner had an RBI walk in the fifth to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Cabrera reached on a fielder's choice and a run scored to tie the game. The Yankees took the lead in the sixth on a McCann solo homerun. Drew hit an RBI double and it was 3-1 Yankees. In the eighth Ellsbury was hit by a pitch scoring a run and making it a 4-1 game which was the final score. The Yankees and Rays will play game two of their series on Tuesday night.