The Yankees were hoping to find a way to get to David Price and the Detroit Tigers, but a tired Yankees bullpen gave up the lead in the 12th, prompting the Yankees to fall 4-3 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.
The Yankees were able to get on the board in the second inning on a Brian McCann home run. They scored again in the third inning on an RBI double by Jacoby Ellsbury and in the 5th on a home run by Martin Prado.
Hiroki Kuroda gave up three runs on six hits while striking out five in seven innings. Dellin Betances pitched a scoreless 1.1 innings, Shawn Kelley retired two batters, David Huff retired two batters, Esmil Rogers pitched a scoreless inning, Rich Hill doesn’t record a single out in his Yankees debut and Matt Daley gave up the winning run for the Tigers in his 1.1 innings of work.
— Chris Capuano is faced with the daunting task of opposing Justin Verlander as the Yankees hope to take the third game of the four game set. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. and the game will air on the YES Network.