The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-5. Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he struggled. The Yankees bullpen was pretty good again and they hit a couple of homeruns.
Tanaka pitched five innings giving up eight hits and four runs. He walked three and struck out seven. Kirby Yates pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run with two strikeouts. Betances earned his first win of the season, Andrew Miller pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts and Aroldis Chapman pitched a perfect inning earning his third save of the season.
Miguel Gonzalez pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up five hits and three runs with five walks and a strikeout. Dan Jennings pitched an inning giving up an unearned run, Zach Duke pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Matt Albers pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk. Nate Jones pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Brett Gardner had three hits and drew a walk and Carlos Beltran had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk. Mark Teixeira had a hit and drew a walk, Brian McCann had two hits and an RBI and Starlin Castro had a hit and an RBI. Dustin Ackley had an RBI and drew two walks, Didi Gregorius drew a walk and Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI. Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley each hit a double. Beltran and McCann each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base. Gardner had two stolen bases.
Adam Eaton had a hit and two RBI, Austin Jackson had a hit and an RBI and Jose Abreu had a hit. Todd Frazier had two hits and drew a walk, Melky Cabrera had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Brett Lawrie drew a walk. Avisail Garcia had three hits and an RBI, Tyler Saladino had two hits and Cabrera hit two doubles and Garcia hit a double. Eaton hit a homerun and the White Sox were 4-13 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Garcia had a stolen base and Saladino was caught stealing. Lawrie and Avila each committed an error.
In the first Beltran hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the second Garcia hit an RBI single to tie the game at one. In the third Eaton hit a solo homerun to give the White Sox a 2-1 lead. In the third Castro hit an RBI single to tie the game at two. Ackley had an RBI walk and it was 3-2 Yankees. In the fourth Eaton hit a sac bunt and the game was tied at three. Jackson hit an RBI single to make it 4-3 White Sox. In the sixth Beltran hit a two run homerun giving the Yankees back the lead at 5-4. The White Sox tied the game at five in the seventh on a Cabrera RBI double. In the seventh Headley hit an RBI double to break the tie and give the Yankees a 6-5 lead. McCann hit a solo homerun in the eighth to extend the Yankees lead to 7-5 and that would be the final score.
The Yankees took two out of three in this series and seven out of ten on the home stand. They will now head to Arizona for a three game series that begins on Monday night.