The New York Yankees were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Clearwater, Florida and the final score was 6-5. Masahiro Tanaka made his first start and pitched well in his two innings. There were a lot of other good pitching performances as well and Starlin Castro had a hit and an RBI, Austin Romine had two hits and three RBI and Rob Refsnyder had a good game playing third base.
Tanaka pitched two innings giving up two hits and drew a walk. Anthony Swarzak pitched two innings striking out two batters, James Pazos pitched an inning walking two batters and Chad Green pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and five runs with two walks. Branden Pinder pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk, Vincente Campos pitched an inning giving up a walk and striking out one and Tyler Webb pitched an inning striking out one.
Didi Gregorius drew a walk, Jorge Mateo had a hit and drew a walk and Castro had a hit and an RBI. Tyler Wade had a hit and an RBI, Chris Corporan drew a walk and Dustin Fowler had a hit. Ben Gamel had a hit, Rob Refsnyder had a hit and drew a walk and Lane Adams drew two walks. Aaron Judge drew a walk, Romine had two hits and three RBI. Romine hit two doubles and the Yankees were 4-14 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Refsnyder had two stolen bases and Mateo had one. Adams was caught stealing.
In the third Castro hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Brock Stassi hit a sacrifice fly to tie the game at one. Cedrick Hunter hit a sac fly to give the Red Sox a 2-1 lead. David Lough hit an RBI single to push the lead to 3-1. Andrew Knapp hit a three run homerun to make it 6-1 Red Sox. In the seventh Romine hit an RBI double and Wade hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-3 Red Sox. In the eighth Romine hit a two run double to cut the lead to 6-5 but that would be the final score. The Yankees spring record fell to 2-3 and they will take on the Houston Astros at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Monday afternoon.