New York Yankees catcher, Austin Romine, homers in the second inning off of St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha giving the Yankees a 3-2 lead. Romine went 2 for 4 leading the Yankees to their 5th straight win defeating the Cardinals 4-3.
NEW YORK YANKEES DEFEAT THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS 4-3
In their first meeting at Yankee Stadium since 2003, the New York Yankees defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3. This was the Yankees’ fifth straight win. The game was highlighted by strong starting pitching by MASAHIRO TANAKA, who pitched 6 1/3 innings allowing 5 hits and 3 runs, while striking out 5. DELLIN BETANCES and AROLDIS CHAPMAN pitched the 8th and 9th innings without giving up a run. The two hitting stars were STARLIN CASTRO and AUSTIN ROMINE each of whom homered.