The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the final score was 6-5. Nathan Eovaldi started for the Yankees and he didn't pitch that well. Brett Gardner, Didi Gregorius and Chase Headley each had two hits to lead the offense.
Eovaldi piitched 5 1/3 innings giving up eight hits and five runs with a walk and five strikeouts. Kirby Yates pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Dellin Betances lost his third game of the season pitching an inning and giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts and Richard Bleier pitched a perfect inning.
Chris Tillman pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and five runs with two walks and five strikeouts. T.J. McFarland pitched an inning giving up a hit, Mychal Givens pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings and earned his fifth win of the season and Zach Britton saved his 16th game of the season and pitched an inning giving up a hit.
Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk, Gardner had two hits and drew a walk and Carlos Beltran had a hit and two RBI. Alex Rodriguez had a hit and an RBI, Starlin Castro had a hit and Gregorius had two hits. Headley had two hits and an RBI, Austin Romine had a hit and an RBI and Gregorius hit a double. Beltran, Rodriguez and Romine each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 1-2 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Gardner was caught stealing.
Adam Jones had a hit, Hyun Soo Kim had three hits and Manny Machado had an RBI. Chris Davis had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Mark Trumbo had three hits, Matt Wieters had a hit and two RBI and Pedro Alvarez had a hit and an RBI. Jonathan Schoop had a hit and an RBI, Trumbo and Schoop each hit a double and Davis hit a homerun. The Orioles were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Flaherty committed an error.
In the second Alvarez hit an RBI single to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Beltran hit a two run homerun and the Yankees grabbed a 2-1 lead. Rodriguez hit a solo homerun to go back-to-back and it was 3-1 Yankees. In the bottom of the fourth Davis hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-2. In the fifth Romine hit a solo homerun making it 4-2 Yankees. In the sixth Headley hit an RBI single and the score was 5-2 Yankees. In the bottom of the sixth Wieters hit a two run single to cut the lead to 5-4. Schoop hit an RBI double to tie the game at five. In the seventh Machado hit an RBI groundout to give the Orioles a 6-5 lead and that would be the final score.
The Yankees and Orioles will play game two of three on Saturday night. The final game of the series will be on Sunday afternoon.