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Yankees' Tanaka posts 1st win of 2018 season

MLB Predictions: Will the over cash when Blue Jays host Yankees? 4/1/18 Yankees' Tanaka posts 1st win of 2018 season
Cary Erickson | 02 April, 2018, 00:31

Just one day after he made his big league debut and picked up his first career hit McKinney crashed into the left-field wall going for a catch in the first inning of yesterday's 5-3 loss to the Jays. Austin tagged out Diaz as Pillar advanced to second.

In the second of a four-game opening series at Toronto's Rogers Centre, Tanaka (1-0) struck out eight in six stellar innings for the win and limited the damage to a run on three hits, including a game-tying solo shot to Randal Grichuk in the second inning.

"The first home run he hit a pretty good pitch so tip your hat and move on", Estrada said. Donaldson had reached on a double to left for his first hit, snapping an 0 for 7 start to the year.

Then he left a 97-mph fastball over the plate and away and Solarte crushed it for the go-ahead run. He hustled to beat out an infield hit in the eighth inning.

"I felt good overall but I kind of let things unravel a little bit there", Betances said.

Right now, the Yankees can ill afford any more injuries to their outfield.

Following the game, McKinney was put on the 10-day disabled list and infielder Miguel Andujar was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Pillar got third base when catcher Luke Maile jogged to second base, hoping to draw Sanchez to throw so Pillar could go home.

Benitez hails Newcastle players for Huddersfield win
Depending on this game, things could be a little bit easier, but still we will have to keep going to the end. Ayoze Perez's goal in the 80th minute proved to be the difference between Newcastle and Huddersfield at St.

Cubs 10, Marlins 6: Ben Zobrist had a tie-breaking RBI single and Kris Bryant followed with a bases-clearing double in a four-run 10th inning for the visiting Cubs.

Aaron Judge singled with two outs in the ninth off Seung Hwan Oh, pitching because Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna was unavailable, but the righthander retired Giancarlo Stanton on a fly to center to end it.

The New York Yankees look for a bounce back win after losing Saturday when allowing two runs in the bottom of the eighth.

Danny Barnes, John Axford, Tyler Clippard (1-0) and Oh each worked an inning of scoreless relief for the Blue Jays.

Billy McKinney has been diagnosed with a shoulder sprain after X-rays came back negative, the team announced.

Twice since last season the Yankees have had outfielders - Jacoby Ellsbury last May and Clint Frazier in an exhibition in February - who slammed into the outfield wall but were not immediately removed from the game. The switch-hitting outfielder also said pain wasn't an issue for him with this injury, unlike a similar oblique problem that cost him much of last season. Yankees 2, Blue Jays 2.

Gardner is starting in center field and leading off the order versus Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman after working off the bench on Saturday. Blue Jays 3, Yankees 2.