The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-1. Michael Pineda started for the Yankees and he wasn't very good, James Pazos also wasn't very good but the rest of the pen was good. Brian McCann had two of the teams three hits.
Pineda lost his 12th game of the season pitching 4 1/3 innings and giving up six hits and five runs. He walked three and struck out five. Pazos pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout, Anthony Swarzak pitched two innings walking one and striking out one and Chasen Shreve pitched an inning giving up a hit and two walks with a strikeout. Ben Heller pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout.
Yovani Gallardo pitched six innings giving up two hits and a run with four walks and three strikeouts. He won his sixth game of the season. Brian Duensing pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Darren O'Day pitched an inning with a strikeout and Tyler Wilson pitched an inning giving up a hit and two walks with two strikeouts.
Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk, Chase Headley drew a walk and McCann had two hits. Mark Teixeira had an RBI, Tyler Austin drew a walk and Rob Refsnyder drew a walk. Aaron Hicks had a hit and drew two walks, the Yankees were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Ellsbury had a stolen base and Hicks was caught stealing. Refsnyder committed an error.
Adam Jones had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Hyun Soo Kim had a hit and drew a walk and Mark Trumbo had a hit and two RBI. Matt Wieters drew a walk, Chris Davis had two hits and drew two walks and J.J. Hardy had a hit and drew a walk. Jonathan Schoop had two hits, five RBI and drew a walk. Michael Bourn had two hits and drew a walk, Schoop and Davis each hit a double. Jones, Trumbo and Schoop each hit a homerun and the Orioles were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Wieters committed an error.
In the fourth Schoop hit a two run double to give the Orioles a 2-0 lead. In the bottom of the fourth Teixeira hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 2-1. In the fifth Jones hit a solo homerun to increase the lead to 3-1. Trumbo hit a two run homerun to make it a 5-1 game and Schoop hit a three run homerun still in the fifth to push the lead to 8-1 which would be the final score.
The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon and then finish the regular season on Sunday afternoon.