The New York Yankees were defeated by the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-3. Michael Pineda started for the Yankees and didn't pitch well. The bullpen pitched well and the offense only managed four hits.
Pineda pitched five innings giving up five hits and five runs with a walk and six strikeouts. He lost his ninth game of the season. Chase Shreve pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he walked two, Nick Goody pitched an inning walking one and striking out one and Nathan Eovaldi pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out one. Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning and he struck out two.
Steven Wright pitched six innings giving up three hits and three runs with a walk and four strikeouts. He won his 11th game of the season. Brad Ziegler pitched an inning, Robbie Ross Jr. pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Koji Uehara pitched an inning with a strikeout and he saved his 5th game of the season.
Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and two RBI and Brian McCann had an RBI. Alex Rodriguez had a hit, Starlin Castro had a hit and Chase Headley had a hit. The Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.
Mookie Betts had a hit, Dustin Pedroia had a hit and drew a walk and Xander Bogaerts had a hit and two RBI. David Ortiz had a hit, Hanley Ramirez had a hit and Jackie Bradley Jr. drew a walk. Travis Shaw had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Brock Holt had a hit and drew a walk and Ryan Hanigan had a hit and an RBI including a homerun and Shaw and Bogaerts each hit a homerun. The Red Sox were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
In the third Hanigan hit a solo homerun to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead. In the fifth Shaw hit a two run homerun to make it 3-0. In the sixth Bogaerts hit a two run homerun and it was 5-0 Red Sox. In the bottom of the sixth Beltran hit a two run single and McCann hit an RBI groundout to cut the lead to 5-3 and that would be the final score.