The New York Yankees defeated the Anaheim Angels on Wednesday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 12-6. Nathan Eovaldi started for the Yankees and didn't pitch well and the bullpen was pretty good. Brett Gardner, Carlos Beltran and Chris Parmelee each had three hits.
Eovaldi pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up ten hits and five runs with a walk and four strikeouts. Anthony Swarzak won his first game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out two, Kirby Yates pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one and Nick Goody pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout.
Jered Weaver lost his fifth game of the season pitching 5 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and six runs with two walks and two strikeouts. Jose Alvarez pitched without getting an out, he gave up two htis and two runs, Cam Bedrosian pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Greg Mahle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and four runs with two of them being earned. Deolis Guerra pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out the side.
Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Gardner had three hits and two RBI and Beltran had three hits, three RBI and drew a walk. Alex Rodriguez had two hits and an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and two RBI and Starlin Castro had a hit. Didi Gregorius had two hits, Parmelee had three hits and three RBI and Ellsbury, Gardner, Parmelee, Beltran and Gregorius each hit a double. Ellsbury and Beltran each hit a homerun and Parmelee hit two homeruns. The Yankees were 5-13 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Yunel Escobar had two hits, Kole Calhoun had a hit and drew a walk and Mike Trout had three hits and two RBI. Albert Pujols had a hit and an RBI, Jefry Marte had two hits and an RBI and Rafael Ortega had two hits. Carlos Perez had a hit, Gregorio Petit had two hits and two RBI and Calhoun, Ortega, Trout and Pujols each hit a double and Petit, Marte and Trout each hit a homerun. The Angels were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Perez and Escobar each committed an error.
In the first Trout hit an RBI single to give the Angels a 1-0 lead. In the bottom of the first Gardner hit an RBI double to tie the game at one. Rodriguez hit an RBI single in the first to make it a 2-1 game. In the second Petit hit a two run homerun to give the Angels a 3-2 lead and Marte hit a solo homerun in the third to push the lead to 4-2. In the bottom of the third Ellsbury hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-3 and in the fourth Gardner hit an RBI single to tie the game at four. In the fifth Pujols hit an RBI double to give the Angels a 5-4 lead. In the sixth Parmelee hit a solo homerun to tie the game at five. In the sixth Beltran hit an RBI double to give them a 6-5 lead and McCann hit a two run single pushing the lead to 8-5. In the seventh Parmelee hit a two run homerun to double up the Angels at 10-5. Beltran hit a two run homerun still in the seventh making it 12-5. In the ninth Trout hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 12-6 and that would be the final score.
The Yankees have taken the first three of the series and will look for the four game sweep on Thursday night.