The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-6. Luis Cessa started for the Yankees and pitched well and the bullpen was up and down but held on to get the win. Chase Headley and Tyler Austin each had two RBI to lead the offense.
Cessa pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with two walks and three strikeouts. James Pazos gave up a hit to the only batter that he faced, Adam Warren pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts and Tommy Layne gave up a run and a walk without recording an out. Ben Heller gave up a hit and a walk, Chasen Shreve pitched to one batter and struck him out and Dellin Betances pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with three walks and a strikeout. Blake Parker earned his first save of the season pitching 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout.
Aaron Sanchez pitched seven innings giving up five hits and three runs with two walks and four strikeouts. Jason Grilli pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and four runs with two walks and a strikeout and he lost his fifth game of the season. Bo Schultz pitched to one batter and struck him out.
Jacoby Ellsbury drew two walks, Gary Sanchez had a hit and Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI. Starlin Castro had a hit and an RBI, , Brian McCann had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Headley had a hit and two RBI. Aaron Judge had a hit, Austin had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Gregorius hit a triple. Mccann, Austin and Headley each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Sanchez had a passed ball.
Jose Bautista had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Josh Donaldson drew a walk and Edwin Encarnacion had two hits and two RBI. Russell Martin had a hit and drew a walk, Troy Tulowitzki had a hit and Dioner Navarro drew a walk. Michael Saunders had a hit, Melvin Upton Jr. had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Kevin Pillar had three hits, two RBI and drew a walk. Justin Smoak drew a walk, Devin ravis had a hit and Pillar hit a double. Encarnacion hit a homerun and the Blue Jays were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Travis committed an error and Bautista had an outfield assist.
In the first Encarnacion hit a solo homerun to give the Jays a 1-0 lead. In the fourth McCann hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one. In the first Bautista hit an RBI single to give the Jays a 2-1 lead. Austin hit a two run homerun in the seventh and the Yankees had a 3-2 lead. In the eighth Pillar hit a two run double to give the Blue Jays back the lead at 4-3. Gregorius hit an RBI triple in the bottom of the eighth to tie the score at four. Castro hit a sac fly and Headley hit a two run homerun and it was 7-4 Yankees still in the eighth. In the ninth the Blue Jays cut the score to 7-6 but that was how the game ended. Encarnacion hit an RBI single and Upton Jr. hit an RBI single.
The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Wednesday night with the Yankees looking to sweep.