Brain McCann hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning, rallying the New York Yankees for a second time Friday night and giving them a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Girardi’s confidence stems from the fact that Tanaka did not allow more than two runs in any of his previous five starts and had a 1.71 ERA while winning two of his first three since missing more than a month with a strained forearm.
Dallas Keuchel pitched a six-hitter and struck out a career-high 12 in his second shutout in less than a month to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-0 win over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.
Rookie slugger Maikel Franco homered again and had five RBIs for the second straight night at Yankee Stadium, snapping a ninth-inning tie with a two-run double Tuesday that sent the Philadelphia Phillies to an 11-6 victory over New York.
Maikel Franco homered twice among his career-high four hits, drove in five runs and made a fabulous diving play at third base Monday night.
Alex Rodriguez reached 2,999 hits with a pair of singles, and Carlos Beltran and Brett Gardner each had two-run homers, leading the New York Yankees to a 9-4 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.
Alex Rodriguez singled twice to raise his career hits total to 2,997, Michael Pineda carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before allowing Christian Yelich’s home run, and the Yankees beat the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins scored a franchise record eight first-inning runs Tuesday against former teammate Nathan Eovaldi and beat the New York Yankees 12-2.
Alex Rodriguez pinch-hit and flied out to end the game in his homecoming Monday night, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Yankees 2-1.
Masahiro Tanaka outpitched Max Scherzer, Stephen Drew hit two solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory.
It was the bottom of the ninth inning, but fans came through with a big hit – getting enough signatures to petition Yogi Berra for a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer in the top of the 11th inning and Andrew Miller preserved the lead in the bottom half Tuesday night, as the Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3.
Jesse Chavez pitched eight impressive innings and Stephen Vogt hit a two-run homer to give the Oakland Athletics their first series win since the beginning of May with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday.
Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.
Shoo and Prince Fielder each had two hits in the third. Fielder finished with three RBIs and hit his third homer in a two games.