The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Saturday evening. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-1. Adam Warren started for the Yankees and pitched well and the big three in the bullpen close it out. Rob Refsnyder and Jacoby Ellsbury each had two hits.
Warren pitched six innings giving up one run on three hits. He walked three and struck out four. Warren won his seventh game of the season. Justin Wilson pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts, Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning and Andrew Miller pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts and he saved his 36th game of the season.
John Danks pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with three walks and five strikeouts. Danks lost his 14th game of the season. Dan Jennings pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Jake Petricka pitched 1/3 of an inning walking one and Zach Duke pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and striking out one.
Ellsbury had two hits, Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI and Alex Rodriguez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Carlos Beltran drew a walk, Chris Young drew two walks and Brett Gardner drew a walk. Didi Gregorius had a hit, Refsnyder had two hits and Headley and Rodriguez each hit a double. The Yankees were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.
Adam Eaton had a hit and drew a walk, Jose Abreu had a hit and an RBI and Trayce Thompson had a hit. Mike Olt drew a walk, Carlos Sanchez drew a walk and the White Sox were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Eaton had a stolen base.
In the first the White Sox got on the board with a Abreu RBI single. The Yankees came back with two in the sixth. Headley hit an RBI double to tie the game at one and Rodriguez hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead and that would hold up as the final score. The Yankees and White Sox will play the rubber game of the four game series on Sunday afternoon.