Month: June 2015

Chris Young cranks a three-run home run to deep left off Will Harris to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead in the 7th inning at Minute Maid Field on June 26, 2015

Texas' Own Help Yanks Defeat Astros, 3-2

Game 74 | 40-34, 2nd : Nathan Eovaldi and Chris Young — products of the Houston area combined to turn the tables on the storybook Astros for a minute and record a 3-2 victory at Minute Made Park to even the series at one win apiece in the scheduled four game set.

Joe Girardi is ejected by the first-base umpire after he disagrees with the call on a checked swing in the top of the 3rd inning on June 24, 2015 at Yankee Stadium

Nova Super, Yanks Pummel Phils 10-2

Game 72 | 39-33, 2nd : Just when the Yankees starting rotation needed it most, they got a lights out outing from Ivan Nova in a 10-2 romp over the Phillies to avoid a sweep at the hands of the worst team in major league baseball.

Brett Gardner goes 4-for-4 with a walk against the Phillies, including two bunt singles and a deep three-run homer on June 23, 2015 at Yankee Stadium

MLB's Worst Team Thumps Yanks

Game 70 | 38-32, 2nd : The Phillies snapped their 12-game road losing streak by beating the snot out the Yankees, 11-8. And it wasn’t as close as it sounds. It was Philadelphia’s first double digit run total on the road this season.

Alex Rodriguez hits a home run to become the 29th member of the 3,000-hit club, giving the Yankees an early 1-0 lead on June 19, 2015 at Yankee Stadium

A-Rod Makes History, Warren Shines

Game 67 | 37-30, 2nd : The real story tonight was the Adam Warren-led Yankee victory that ensured the club kept pace with the Tampa Bay Rays in their improbable early season success. Alex Rodriguez slammed his 3,000th career hit — a home run against Detroit ace Justin Verlander.