The game originally started as a pitchers duel between Johnny Cueto and Hiroki Kuroda. The game ended in a battle of the bullpen fashion and Brian McCann outsmarting Aroldis Chapman along with the Cincinnati Reds outfield in a 3-2 win victory and series sweep at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.
The Yankees got on the board in the bottom of the 5th inning when Derek Jeter singled on a line drive, driving in Kelly Johnson. One batter later, Jacoby Ellsbury hit an RBI single, plating Brett Gardner for a 2-1 lead. Let’s fast forward to the 9th inning with the game tied at two. Jacoby Ellsbury singled to left field of Aroldis Chapman, advanced to second on a steal and went to third on a wild pitch. After a Mark Teixeira strike out, Brian McCann popped a ball up into short right field, but the ball was lost in the sun, allowing it to drop and Ellsbury to score.
Hiroki Kuroda dominated the Reds, going 6.2 innings giving up one (unearned) run on three hits and striking out six. Dellin Betances followed, pitching 1.2 innings while giving up a run on three hits and striking out one and David Robertson pitched a scoreless ninth, earning the victory following the walk-off.
— The Texas Rangers come to town to begin a four game set with the New York Yankees. The Yankees will send Shane Greene, who has been impressive so far this season. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. and the game will air on the YES Network.