GAME 144: Yankees pitching allowed only 1 earned run over 8 2/3 innings. That ended when Evan Longoria hit a two run homer off of Esmil Rogers in the ninth. Alex Cobb no-hit the Yankees over 8 innings until Chris Young doubled to break up the no-no. The score being 4-2, Jake McGee came in for the save in the ninth. Chase Headley was hit in the jaw, Ichiro hit a double and Chris Young hit the game winning 3-run walk off home run.
Here’s the box score and recap.
Today in Yankees Baseball History
MEMORY LANE: 1956 — Yogi Berra ties the major league career record for home runs by a catcher in the Yankees’ 9 – 5 victory over Kansas City. His 236th – and the team’s 177th of the season – ties him with Cub great Gabby Hartnett.