The New York Yankees were defeated by the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-1. Luis Severino started for the Yankees and he didn't pitch well and left the game with an injury. The Yankees offense couldn't do much against Chicago ace Chris Sale. Mark Teixeira had two hits and Chase Headley hit a homerun.
Severino pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and seven runs with four walks and two strikeouts. He lost his sixth game of the season, Nick Goody pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out three, Chasen Shreve pitched two innings walking two and striking out one and Kirby Yates pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout.
Sale won his eighth game of the season pitching a complete game. He gave up six hits and a run with no walks and six strikeouts.
Aaron Hicks had a hit, Starlin Castro had a hit and Teixeira had two hits. Headley had a hit and an RBI, Brett Gardner had a hit and Teixeira hit a double and Headley a homerun. The Yankees were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.
Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBI, Jimmy Rollins had a hit and two RBI and Jose Abreu had a hit and two RBI. Todd Frazier drew two walks, Melky Cabrera drew a walk and Brett Lawrie had a hit. Avisail Garcia had a hit and drew a walk, Alex Avila had two hits and an RBI and Austin Jackson drew three walks.
In the second Avila hit an RBI double to give the White Sox a 1-0 lead. Abreu hit a two run single and it was 3-0 White Sox. In the bottom of the second Headley hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1. The Yankees would not get any closer in the game. In the third Eaton hit a two run double to make it a 5-1 game. Rollins hit a two run homerun and it was 7-1 which would be the final score.
The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. The Yankees record on the current homestand is now 5-3.