The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays by the score of 6-3 on Thursday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. CC Sabathia pitched one bad inning which was also a weird inning. The bullpen was pretty good and Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira each hit a homerun.
Sabathia pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and five runs with four of them being earned. He didn't walk a batter and struck out eight and took his first loss of the season. Esmil Rogers pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and David Carpenter pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Daniel Norris won his first game of the season pitching 5 2/3 innings giving up six hits and three runs with two walks and five strikeouts. Roberto Osuna pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with three strikeouts, Brett Cecil pitched an inning giving up a walk and striking out two and Miguel Castro earned his first save pitching a perfect inning.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Rodriguez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Carlos Beltran had a hit. Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI, Chase Headley drew a walk and Chris Young drew a walk. John Ryan Murphy had two hits, Didi Gregorius had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Beltran hit a double and Murphy hit two doubles. Rodriguez and Teixeira each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Ellsbury was caught stealing and Beltran committed an error.
Jose Reyes had two hits and an RBI, Edwin Encarnacion had two hits and an RBI and Josh Donaldson had two hits. Danny Valencia had two hits, Kevin Pillar had a hit and an RBI and Steve Tolleson had an RBI. Devon Travis had an RBI, Encarnacion hit a homerun and the Jays were 3-6 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base. Pillar had an outfield assist.
In the second Pillar hit an RBI single, Tolleson had an RBI groundout, Travis had an RBI groundout and Reyes had an RBI single to make it 4-0 Jays. In the fifth Gregorius had an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-1. In the sixth Valencia hit an RBI single to make ti 5-1. Rodriguez and Teixeira each hit a solo homerun in the sixth to cut the lead to 5-3. In the eighth Encarnacion hit a solo homerun to make it 6-3 and that was the final score.
The Jays took two out of three in the series and the Yankees will stay home to take on the Boston Red Sox for a three game series beginning on Friday night.