The New York Yankees defeated the Anaheim Angels on Wednesday night. The game took place at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California and the final score was 6-1. Nathan Eovaldi started for the Yankees and was good and the bullpen was really good. Chase Headley led the offense with three hits and Chris Young and Didi Gregorius each had a couple of hits.
Eovaldi pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up five hits and no runs with three walks and three strikeouts. He earned his eighth win of the season. Chasen Shreve pitched 1 2/3 perfect innings with a strikeout, Justin Wilson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and Dellin Betances earned his seventh save of the season. Betances pitched 1 1/3 innings walking two batters and striking out two.
Matt Shoemaker pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts. Shoemaker lost his seventh game of the season. Cesar Ramos pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Fernando Salas pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts and Jose Alvarez pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a walk with a strikeout.
Brett Gardner had a hit, Headley had three hits and an RBI and Alex Rodriguez had a hit. Mark Teixeira drew a walk, Brian McCann had a hit and Garrett Jones had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Young had two hits, Gregorius had two hits and an RBI and Stephen Drew had a hit. Young and Drew each hit a double and Jones hit a homerun. The Yankees were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.
Johnny Giavotella had two hits, Mike Trout had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Albert Pujols drew two walks. Erick Aybar drew a walk, David Freese had a hit and Matt Joyce had a hit. Chris Iannetta had a hit and drew a walk, Trout hit a homerun and the Angels were 0-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Aybar had a stolen base.
In the third Headley had an RBI single to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Jones hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0 Yankees. In the eighth Gregorius had an RBI single to make it a 3-0 game. The Angels got on the board in the bottom of the eighth with a Trout solo homerun to make it 3-1.
The Yankees salvaged the last game of the three game series. They will be off on Thursday before beginning a six game homestand on Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays.