The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-0. Nathan Eovaldi started for the Yankees and pitched great. Jacoby Ellsbury and Austin Romine each had two hits.
Eovaldi pitched 6+ innings giving up no runs and two hits. He walked three and struck out five and earned his fifth win of the season. Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, Kirby Yates pitched an inning giving up a walk and Luis Cessa pitched a perfect inning.
R.A. Dickey took his sixth loss of the season pitching 6 2/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with two walks and seven strikeouts. Joe Biagini pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Jesse Chavez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with two walks and Pat Venditte pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one.
Ellsbury had two hits and an RBI, Brett Gardner drew a walk and Mark Teixeira had a hit. Carlos Beltran had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Dustin Ackley had a hit and Aaron Hicks drew a walk. Chase Headley had an RBI, Didi Gregorius had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Romine had two hits and an RBI. Romine hit a double, Ellsbury hit a triple and Beltran hit a homerun. The Yankees were 3-12 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
Jose Bautista had a hit and drew a walk, Troy Tulowitzki had a hit and drew a walk and Jimmy Paredes drew a walk. Josh Thole drew a walk, the Blue Jays were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Tulowitzki had a stolen base and Thole had two passed balls.
In the first Beltran grounded into an RBI force out making it 1-0 Yankees. In the fourth Beltran hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0 Yankees. Romine hit an RBI double in the seventh and Ellsbury hit an RBI single making it 4-0 Yankees. In the eighth Headley hit a sac fly and Gregorius hit an RBI single making it 6-0 and that would be the final score. The two teams will play game two of three on Wednesday night.