The New York Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon. The game took place at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida and the final score was 3-0 and the Yankees also had a combined no hitter. Masahiro Tanaka started and Chasen Shreve and Jordan Montgomery finished it. The Yankees offense had seven hits but no one had more than a hit.
Tanaka pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up no hits or runs and two walks with six strikeouts. Shreve retired the two batters that he faced with a strikeout and Montgomery pitched four perfect innings with a couple of strikeouts.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Tyler Wade had a hit and Gary Sanchez drew a walk. Matt Holliday had a hit, Wilken Castillo had a hit and Greg Bird drew two walks. Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI, Rob Refsnyder had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Ronald Torreyes had a hit and an RBI. Gleyber Torres drew a walk, Holliday, Headley, Refsnyder and Wade each hit a double and the Yankees were 4-16 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Wade had a stolen base and Torres committed an error.
In the fourth Headley hit an RBI double, Refsnyder hit an RBI double and Torreyes an RBI single to make it 3-0 Yankees and that was all they needed.