Vernon Wells drove in two, scored twice, and played third base in the ninth inning tonight.
New York Yankees 3 – Colorado Rockies 2
Vernon Wells came through in many ways in tonight’s 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.
Colorado Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio got into trouble early in tonight’s game. After a leadoff single by Brett Gardner, the speedy outfielder would steal second, his fifth stolen base of the season, on the first pitch of Cano’s at-bat. Nicasio’s attention would be divided but he would get Cano to fly out. He wouldn’t get Vernon Wells out though.
The Yankees left fielder, at that time, would get Nicasio to a full count before delivering his seventh home run of the season to put the Yankees ahead by two. Nicasio would settle down and keep the Yankees silenced through his five innings of work. Brett Gardner would get him to one more time though, as he would get Nicasio to balk in the third inning.
David Phelps got the start in tonight’s game. In the second inning, Roc...