The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-5 in 12 innings. Masahiro Tanaka started and after getting off to a bad start pitched well. Mark Teixeira had four RBI and Brian McCann hit a walk-off homerun.
Tanaka pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and five strikeouts. Chris Capuano pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out two, Nick Rumbelow pitched a perfect inning and Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two. Justin Wilson pitched 2/3 of an inning striking out both batters, Adam Warren pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts and Chasen Shreve won his sixth game of the season pitching 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with two walks.
Chri s Archer pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with three walks and eight strikeouts. Jake McGee pitched to one batter and struck him out, Kevin Jepsen pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs with two walks and a strikeout and Brandon Gomes pitched an inning walking two batters. Xavier Cedeno pitched to two batters and retired them both and Brad Boxberger pitched an inning walking one and striking out one. Steve Geltz pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and four runs with a walk and three strikeouts. Geltz lost his fourth game of the season.
Brett Gardner drew two walks, Chase Headley had two hits and Alex rodriguez had two hits and drew three walks. Teixeira had two hits and four RBI with a walk, McCann had a hit and three RBI with a walk and Garrett Jones drew a walk. Didi Gregorius had two hits and drew a walk. Gregorius hti a double, Teixeira and McCann each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Gardner and Young each had an outfield assist.
Grady Sizemore had three hits, Stephen Souza Jr. drew a walk and Butler drew a walk. Evan Longoria had two hits and an RBI, James Loney had a hit and an RBI and Logan Forsythe drew a walk. David DeJesus had a hit, Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and drew a walk and Kevin Kiermaier had two hits and an RBI. Rene Rivera had two hits and two RBI, Sizemore and Longoria each hit a double and Kiermaier hit a triple. The Rays were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Kiermaier had a stolen base and Loney and Sizemore were each caught stealing.
In the first Longoria hit an RBI double and Loney hit a sac fly to make it 2-0 Rays. In the fifth Rivera hit a sac fly to increase the Rays lead to 3-0. The Yankees got on the board in the eighth on a three run homerun by Teixeira to tie the game. In the 12th Kiermaier and Rivera each hit an RBI single to make it 5-3 Rays. The Yankees in the bottom of the 12th got an RBI single by Teixeira to trim the lead to 5-4 and then McCann hit a walk-off three run homerun to give the Yankees a 7-5 win.
The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. The Yankees will have their ace Michael Pineda on the hill.