New York Yankees closer, Aroldis Chapman, retires St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler for the third and final out in the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium. CHAPMAN earned his third save of the year as the Yankees defeated the St. Louis 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.