The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 12-3. Ivan Nova started and pitched well and Chase Headley and Didi Gregorius each had two hits and Stephen Drew had three hits.
Nova pitched six innings giving up five hits and a run. He walked two and struck out seven and earned his fourth win of the season. Chasen Shreve pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a strikeout, Branden Pinder pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out one and Andrew Miller pitched a perfect inning.
Jeff Samardzija lost his sixth game of the season ptiching 4 2/3 innings and giving up eight hits and nine runs with two walks and three strikeouts. Scott Carroll pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up three hits and three runs with two of them being earned. He walked two and struck out six.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk, Brett Gardner had a hit and two RBI and Alex Rodriguez drew a walk. Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and Carlos Beltran drew a walk. Headley had two hits, Gregorius had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Drew had three hits and four RBI. Drew and Headley each hit a double and Drew hit a triple. Ellsbury and Teixeira each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 6-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. McCann committed an error and Nova had a pickoff.
Adam Eaton had two hits and drew a walk, Jose Abreu had a hit and Melky Cabrera had two hits and an RBI. Avasail Garcia had a hit, Adam LaRoche had a hit and Alexei Ramirez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Geovany Soto had a hit and an RBI, Eaton hit a double and Ramirez and Soto each hit a homerun. The White Sox were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Eaton had a stolen base and Ramirez was caught stealing. Sanchez committed an error.
In the first Ellsbury led off the game with a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Gregorius hit a two run single making it a 3-0 game. Ellsbury hit a sac fly to make it 4-0 and Gardner hti a two run single to make it 6-0 Yankees. In the fifth Teixeira hit a solo homerun making it 7-0 Yankees. In the fifth Drew hit a two run double to increase the Yankees lead to 9-0. The White Sox got on the board in the sixth with an RBI single by Cabrera to cut the lead to 9-1. Drew hit a two run triple in the seventh to push the lead to 11-1. Ellsbury hit an RBI ground out to make it 12-1 Yankees. Ramirez and Soto each hit a solo homerun in the seventh to make it 12-3 and that was the final score. The Yankees will have the day off on Monday before returning home on Tuesday night to begin a series against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees finished their ten game road trip with a 6-4 record.