The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 11-7. Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he didn't pitch very well but Nathan Eovaldi did in relief. Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Mark Teixeira, Starlin Castro and Austin Romine each had two hits.
Tanaka pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up ten hits and seven runs with only three of them being earned. He walked two and struck out five. Eovaldi earned his seventh win of the season pitching 4 1/3 innings and giving up a hit and three walks with three strikeouts.
Carlos Carrasco pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up five hits and five runs with one of them being earned. He walked two and struck out four and lost his third game of the season. Austin Adams pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs, Jeff Manship pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and three unearned runs with a walk and TJ House pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and a run. Joseph Colon pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out three, Dan Otero pitched an inning giving up a hit and Bryan Shaw pitched an inning striking out one.
Brett Gardner had two RBI and drew a walk, Ellsbury had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk and Beltran had two hits and an RBI. Teixeira had two hits and an RBI, Didi Gregorius had a hit and Castro had two hits and drew a walk. Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI, Rob Refsnyder had a hit and Romine had two hits and an RBI. Castro, Romine, Headley and Gregorius each hit a double. Ellsbury hit a homerun and the Yankees were 5-16 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Gregorius committed an error.
Carlos Santana had two hits, Jeff Kipnis had two hits and Francisco Lindor had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk. Mike Napoli had a hit and drew two walks, Jose Ramirez had a hit and an RBI and Lonnie Chisenhall had a hit. Rajai Davis had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Tyler Naquin had a hit and two RBI and Yan Gomes drew a walk. Santana and Lindor each hit a double and Naquin hit a homerun. The Indians were 4-14 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Davis had a stolen base and Santana, Ramirez and Lindor each committed an error.
In the second Refsnyder reached on an error and a run scored to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the second Ellsbury hit a three run homerun to extend the lead to 4-0. In the bottom of the second Davis hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-1. In the fourth Gardner hit into a force out and a run scored making it a 5-1 game. Headley reached on a force attempt error and two runs scored to make it 7-1. Romine hit a sac fly to make it 8-1 still in the fifth inning. Gardner hit a sac fly, Beltran hit an RBI single and Teixeira hit an RBI single making it an 11-1 game. The Indians would answer back with six runs of their own in the fifth. Lindor hit an RBI double, Ramirez hit an RBI single and Davis reached on an error to make it an 11-5 game. Naquin hit a two run homerun and it was 11-7 Yankees, that would be the final score of the game.
The Yankees took three of four in this series and ended their road trip at 5-5. They are at the 500 mark at the All Star Break and will begin the second half with a ten game homestand.