The New York Yankees were defeated by the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon. The final score was 4-0 and the game took place at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. Luis Severino started for the Yankees and pitched ok. The Yankees offense only managed three hits.
Severino pitched five innings giving up ten hits and three runs. He walked none and struck out five and took his first loss of the season. Johnny Barbato pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Luis Cessa pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts.
Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings giving up two hits and no runs with three walks and three strikeouts to pick up his first win of the season. Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up a walk and striking out two and Kyle Ryan pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk and Mark Teixeira had a hit and drew a walk. Chase Headley drew a walk, Austin Romine drew a walk and the Yankees were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Ellsbury was caught stealing.
Ian Kinsler had two hits, Miguel Cabrera had two hits and two RBI and J.D. Martinez had two hits. Nick Castellanos had four hits, James McCann had a hit and Jose Iglesias had two hits and an RBI. Anthony Gose had an RBI, Kinsler hit a double and Cabrera hit a homerun. The Tigers were 4-12 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.
In the first Cabrera hit an RBI single to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Iglesias hit an RBI single to make it a 2-0 game. Gose hit an RBI groundout to make it 3-0 still in the fourth. Cabrera hit a solo homerun in the seventh to make it 4-0 and that would be the final score.
The Yankees are now 2-2 on the season and the Tigers are 3-0. The two teams will face each other on Saturday afternoon in the middle game of the series.