Yankees Split Twinspin in the Motor City
DETROIT (AP) – Phil Hughes was sharp for seven innings and the
New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 8-0 Wednesday to split a
Hughes (5-0) struck out eight. Joba Chamberlain pitched the
eighth and Mariano Rivera closed the game.
Jeremy Bonderman (1-2) struck out a season-best seven in a
season-long seven innings. He gave up two runs on five hits and a
Alex Rodriguez's two-out single in the first scored Brett
Gardner, who singled and stole his 16th base this season. Mark
Teixeira's two-out single in the third brought home Derek Jeter,
who walked and stole second.
Detroit won the opener 2-0 thanks to pitcher Rick Porcello and a