The New York Yankees were defeated by the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 12-4. Masahiro Tanaka started and pitched poorly. Danny Burawa in his major league debut didn't pitch well either and Jose De Paula pitched well. Stephen Drew hit two homeruns.
Tanaka pitched five innings giving up ten hits and seven runs with five of them being earned. He walked two and struck out six and suffered his third loss of the season. Burawa pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and four runs with a walk and a strikeout and De Paula pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with four walks and two strikeouts.
Anibel Sanchez pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and three runs with two walks and five strikeouts. Sanchez earned his sixth win of the season. Blaine Hardy pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one and Joakim Soria pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run.
Didi Gregorius had a hit, Alex Rodriguez had a hit and Mark Teixeira had a hit. Brian McCann had two hits and an RBI, Chris Young had a hit and Drew had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk. Brendan Ryan had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, McCann hit a homerun and Drew hit two homeruns. The Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Young had a stolen base, Gregorius committed an error.
Rajai Davis had a hit and drew a walk, Ian Kinsler drew a walk and Miguel Cabrera had two hits and drew two walks. Victor Martinez had three hits and four RBI, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and and an RBI and J.D. Martinez had three hits and six RBI. Bryan Holaday had two hits, Andrew Romine had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Jose Iglesias had a hit and drew two walks. V. Martinez hit a homerun and J.D. Martinez hit three homeruns. Romine also hit a homerun and the Tigers were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.
In the first V. Martinez hit a two run homerun and J.D. Martinez hit a two run homerun to give the Tigers a 4-0 lead. In the second V. Martinez hit a two run single to push the lead to 6-0. McCann hit a solo homerun in the second to cut the lead to 6-1 and Ryan hit an RBI single to make it a 6-2 game. In the fifth J.D. Martinez hit a solo homerun to give the Tigers a 7-2 lead. Cespedes hit an RBI single to make it 8-2 in the sixth. J.D. Martinez hit a three run homerun to push the lead to 11-2 in the sixth. Romine hit a solo homerun to add one more run in the sixth and make it 12-2. Drew hit a solo homerun in the seventh and in the ninth to make it a 12-4 game which was the final score.
The Yankees took two out of three in the series and will remain at home to take on the Philadelphia Phillies starting on Monday night. The Yankees sent both Burawa and De Paula back to AAA after the game and are expected to call up Diego Moreno and Nick Rumbelow from AAA.