The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Monday afternoon. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-5. Michael Pineda started and he had one bad inning early and then settled down. Alex Rodriguez, John Ryan Murphy and Greg Bird each hit a homerun.
Pineda pitched six innings giving up six hits and four runs. He walked two and struck out five. Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and he picked up the victory. Dellin Betances pitched an inning walking three and striking out three and Andrew Miller pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts. Miller picked up his 32nd save of the season.
Wei-Yin Chen pitched five innings giving up nine hits and five runs with four of them being earned. He walked one and struck out five. Jorge Rondon lost his first game of the season pitching an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk, Brian Matusz pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and Zach Britton pitched an inning striking out two.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Chase Headley had a hit and Rodriguez had a hit and an RBI. Carlos Beltran had a hit and drew a walk, Chris Young had three hits and two RBI and Bird had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk. Murphy had two hits and two RBI, Didi Gregorius had a hit and Jose Pirela had a hit. Young hit a double and Rodriguez, Murphy and Bird each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
Manny Machado had two hits and two RBI, Gerardo Parra had a hit and Steve Pearce drew a walk. Chris Davis had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Jimmy Paredes had a hit and drew a walk and Jonathan Schoop had a hit and three RBI. Nolan Reimold had a hit and drew a walk, Ryan Flaherty had a hit and drew a walk and Parra hit a double. Schoop and Machado each hit a homerun. The Orioles were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Flaherty committed an error.In the first Young hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the second Schoop hit a three run
homerun to give the Orioles a 3-1 lead. Machado hit an RBI single and it was 4-1 Orioles. In the third Young
hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 4-2. In the fifth Rodriguez hit a solo homerun to cut the lead down to 4-3
and then Murphy hit a two run homerun to give the Yankees a 5-4 lead. In the seventh Machado hit a solo
homerun to tie the game at five. Bird hit a three run homerun in the bottom of the seventh to give the
Yankees an 8-5 lead. In the ninth Davis hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 8-6 but that would be the final
score. The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night.