The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-4. Adam Warren started and didn't pitch great but didn't pitch terrible either. The Yankees bullpen especially the back end was good. Brett Gardner had a couple of hits and Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran each had a couple of RBI.
Warren pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and two runs with three walks and two strikeouts. Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a strikeout, Chris Martin pitched an inning giving up two hits and a walk and Dellin Betances won his fourth game of the season. Betances pitched 1 1/3 innings striking out one and Andrew Miller saved his 13th game of the season pitching an inning with a strikeout.
Miguel Gonzalez pitched four innings givign up five hits and five runs with two walks and two strikeouts. Gonzalez lost his second game of the season. T.J. McFarland pitched three inning sgiving up a hit and a walk with three strikeouts, Darren O'Day pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Zach Britton pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and striking out one.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and drew a walk, Gardner had two hits and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and an RBI. Mark Teieira had a hit and drew a walk, McCann had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Beltran had a hit and two RBI. Stephen Drew had a hit, Gardner hit a double, Beltran and Teixeira also each hit a double. Rodriguez hit a triple and McCann hit a homerun. The Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Gardner had a stolen base and an outfield assist.
Manny Machado had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Jimmy Paredes had a hit and two RBI and ADam Jones had a hit. Delmon Young had a hit and an RBI, Caleb Joseph had two hits and drew a walk and Travis Snider had a hit. J.J. Hardy had a hit and drew a walk, Ryan Flaherty drew a walk and Hardy hit a double. The Orioles were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Machado was caught stealing and Young had an outfield assist.
Int he first Rodriguez hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. McCann hit a two run homerun and it was 3-0 Yankees. In the bottom of the third Beltran hit a two run double to make it a 5-0 game. In the fifth Machado hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 5-1. Young hit into a force out and the score was 5-2 Yankees. In the sixth Paredes hit a two run single that cut the lead to 5-4 and that would be the final score.
The two teams will play game three on Saturday afternoon. They will then conclude the series on Sunday afternoon. The Yankees have taken the first two of the series and will look to win the series on Saturday afternoon.