The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 13-3 Yankees. Masahiro Tanaka started and pitched pretty well. The Yankees bullpen was good and the offense was great again. Young had three hits and McCann hit a three run homerun.
Tanaka pitched six innings giving up five hits and three runs witha walk and three strikeouts. Tanaka won his eighth game of the season. Justin Wilson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Dellin Betances pitched 1/3 of an inning walking one and striking out one and Branden Pinder pitched a perfect inning. Nick Rumbelow pitched an inning giving up a hit.
Henry Owens was making his major league debut and he took the loss. He pitched five innings giving up five hits and three runs with a walk and five strikeouts. Robbie Ross Jr. pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk, Jean Machi pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and three runs with two of them being earned. He walked one and struck out one, Craig Breslow pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up four hits and five runs with a walk and a strikeout and Alexi Ogando pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and an RBI, Young had three hits and three RBI with a walk and Alex Rodriguez had two hits, an RBI and drew two walks. Mark Teixeira had two hits and two RBI, Brian McCann had two hits and four RBI and Carlos Beltran had a hit and an RBI. Chase Headley had two hits and an RBI, Didi Gregorius drew a walk and Brendan Ryan drew a walk. Rodriguez hit a double, McCann, Beltran and Headley each hit a double and McCann and Young each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 8-15 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
David Ortiz drew a walk, Pablo Sandoval had a hit and an RBI and Mike Napoli had two hits. Alejandro De Aza ahd a hit, Rusney Castillo had two hits and Blake Swihart had a hit and an RBI. Jackie Bradley Jr. had an RBI and drew a walk, Napoli hit two doubles and Sandoval hit a homerun. The Red Sox were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Castillo and Bradley each had a stolen base. Bogaerts committed an error.
In the first Teixeira hit an RBI single giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the fifth Swihart hit an RBI single to tie the game and Bradley Jr. hit a sac fly to give the Red Sox a 2-1 lead. In the sixth Teixeira hit an RBI single to tie the game at two and McCann hit an RBI double giving them a 3-2 lead. Beltran hit an RBI groundout to extend the lead to 4-2. In the seventh Sandoval hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-3. In the seventh the Yankees scored nine runs. Rodriguez hit an RBI single, McCann hit a three run homerun and Headley hit an RBI double. It was 9-3 Yankees and Ellsbury hit an RBI single, Young a three run homerun and the score was 13-3 Yankees which would be the final score. The Yankees have won 11 of their last 15 games and over their last ten have averaged about ten runs a game. The two teams will play game two of three on Wednesday night with the major league debut of Luis Severino of the Yankees.