New York Yankees 4 — Detroit Tigers 8
Yankees were out-hit in today’s 8-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers.
Phil Hughes was brought in to make his first start of the regular season. An error by Eduardo Nunez’s replacement, Jayson Nix, opened the game, a tell-tale sign of bad things to come. Former Yankee Austin Jackson would score on a sacrifice fly in the first inning.
The Yankees got the run back in the top of the second when Vernon Wells opened with a solo home run, his second of the season. Former Tiger Brennan Boesch hit a triple into right field and with no outs, it seemed like the ideal situation to add more runs on the scoreboard. Francisco Cervelli would attempt to bring the run in with a fly ball to right field but Torii Hunter made up for the triple with a perfect throw to home, preventing the run from scoring and turning it into a double play. Lyle Overbay would follow up with a double but would be stranded on second. In an inning with a home run, triple, and double, the Y...