The New York Yankees were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Wednesday afternoon. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-4 in 11 innings. Nathan Eovaldi started and pitched well for the Yankees. Mark Teixeira and Brendan Ryan each had two hits.
Eovaldi pitched seven innings giving up eight hits and three runs with a walk and four strikeouts. Jacob Lindgren pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout, Justin Wilson pitched an inning walking two and Chris Capuano lost his fourth game of the season pitching two innings giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout.
Gio Gonzalez pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up four htis and two runs with three walks and five strikeouts. Felipe rivero pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit adn a run, Aaron Barrett pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run and Casey Janssen pitched a perfect inning. Blake Treinen won his second game of the season pitching two innings. He gave up a hit and struck out three and Drew Storen pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts and saved his 19th game of the season.
Brett Gardner had a hit and an RBI, Alex Rodriguez had a hit and an RBI and Teixeira had two hits and drew a walk. Brian McCann had a hit and an RBI, Carlos Beltran drew a walk and Chris Young had a hit. Jose Pirela drew a walk, Ryan had two hits and an RBI and Gardner and Rodriguez each hit a double. Ryan hit a triple adn the Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Gregorius was caught stealing.
Denard Span had three hits and two RBI, Anthony Rendon had a hit and drew a walk and Yunel Escobar had a hit. Bryce Harper had a hit and drew a walk, Michael Taylor had a hit and two RBI and Tyler Moore had a hit. Jose Lobaton drew a walk, Danny Espinosa had three hits and an RBI. Espinosa and Span each hit a double and Espinosa and Taylor each hit a homerun. The Nationals were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Span had a stolen base and Lobaton had a passed ball.
In the third Span hit an RBI double to give the Nationals a 1-0 lead. In the fifth Espinosa hit a solo homerun to extend the Nationals lead to 2-0. Ryan hit an RBI triple in the seventh to cut the lead to 2-1. Gardner hit an RBI double to tie the game at two and Rodriguez hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead. McCann hit an RBI single to make it 4-2 still in the seventh. In the eighth Taylor hit a two run homerun to tie the game at four and in the 11th Span hit an RBI infield single to give the Nationals a 5-4 lead. The teams split the two games and the Yankees were 4-1 on their five game homestand and will have the day off on Thursday.