The New York Yankees defeated the Anaheim Angels on Tuesday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-3. Michael Pineda started for the Yankees and pitched well and the bullpen was really good. Alex Rodriguez, Starlin Castro and Aaron Hicks each had two hits.
Pineda pitched seven innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and four strikeouts. He won his third game of the season. Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Andrew Miller saved his seventh game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and striking out one.
David Huff lost his first game of the season pitching 3 2/3 innings and giving up eight hits and five runs with a walk and a strikeout. Mike Morin pitched 1 2/3 innings striking out one, Greg Mahle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and Cam Bedrosian pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two. Fernando Salas pitched a perfect inning.
Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Rob Refsnyder had an RBI and drew a walk and Carlos Beltran had a hit and two RBI. Rodriguez had two hits and an RBI, Castro had two hits and an RBI and Austin Romine had a hit and an RBI. Didi Gregorius had a hit, Hicks had two hits including a double and Beltran and Castro each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Gardner had a stolen base.
Cole Calhoun had a hit and two RBI, Mike Trout drew a walk and C.J. Cron had a hit. Johnny Giavotella drew a walk, Rafael Ortega had a hit and Gregorio Petit had two hits and an RBI. Petit, Ortega and Cron each hit a double and Calhoun hit a homerun. The Yankees were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Ortega and Huff each committed an error.
In the first Beltran hit a two run homerun giving the Yankees a 2-0 lead. Romine hit an RBI single in the first to up the lead to 3-0. In the second Refsnyder hit a sac fly to increase the lead to 4-0 Yankees. Castro hit a solo homerun in the third and it was 5-0. In the fifth Petit hit an RBI single cutting the lead to 5-1. Calhoun hit a two run homerun and the game was now 5-3. In the seventh Rodriguez hit an RBI single to push the lead to 6-3 and that would be the final score.
The Yankees have taken the first two games in the series and will play game three of four on Wednesday night.