Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two goals and the 10-man New York Red Bulls beat expansion New York City FC 2-1 on Sunday night in the inaugural New York Derby.
Obafemi Martins scored twice, Clint Dempsey had a goal and an assist and the Seattle Sounders beat New York City FC 3-1 on Sunday night.
Dairon Asprilla scored a late second-half goal and the Portland Timbers beat New York City FC 1-0 on Sunday night.
Yankee Stadium is home to New York’s newest franchise. The MLS’s poster child for the 2015 season – along with Orlando City SC – is NYC FC, who sets to kick things off in the Bronx this Sunday against the New England Revolution.
It seems the Yankees’ soccer partnership with Manchester City could also have an impact on the baseball scene.