New York at Milwaukee

New York
W: M. Tanaka (5-0) L: Y. Gallardo (2-2) S: D. Robertson (6)
HR: NYY - Y. Solarte (2)   MIL - M. Reynolds (8)

Tanaka strong again, strikes out seven in Yanks win wire reports

MILWAUKEE -- Masahiro Tanaka pitched into the seventh inning, Yangervis Solarte hit a three-run homer and the New York Yankees beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night.

It was New York's first game in Milwaukee since 2005, and Yankees captain Derek Jeter got an unusual greeting when a fan jumped out of the left-field stands and walked briskly toward his spot at shortstop in the sixth inning.

Jeter didn't appear to notice until the fan was within an arm's length or so. Jeter, who plans to retire after this season, calmly took a few steps away as several security guards rushed in to tackle the person.

Tanaka (5-0) allowed two runs and seven hits in his first interleague game. The Japanese right-hander struck out seven and walked one.

Tanaka also struck out in each of his first three major league at-bats.

Yovani Gallardo (2-2) matched Tanaka pitch for pitch until New York scored four times in the fourth on four hits, highlighted by Solarte's second home run of the season. Carlos Beltran walked and Brian McCann singled before Solarte hit Gallardo's first pitch over the right-field wall.

The Yankees tacked on an insurance run in the eighth inning. Beltran hit a leadoff double against Brandon Kintzler, and Ichiro Suzuki then came in to run. Suzuki stole third and scored on Mark Teixeira's roller down the first-base line, making it 5-2.

The Brewers got on the board in the sixth. Carlos Gomez and Scooter Gennett started the inning with consecutive doubles, and Jonathan Lucroy followed with an RBI single.

Tanaka then got Aramis Ramirez to ground into a double play and struck out Mark Reynolds.

Adam Warren took over for Tanaka after he put runners on the corners in the seventh. Warren struck out pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay and Logan Schafer was cut down while trying to steal second.

David Robertson allowed Reynolds' sixth homer in the ninth, but struck out the side for his sixth save.

Solarte has been swinging a hot bat on the Yankees' current six-game road trip. He came in 4 for 8 with two runs scored and an RBI.

NOTES: Gomez's appeal hearing of his three-game suspension for a bench-clearing brawl in Pittsburgh on April 20 was Friday. It went OK, according to what manager Ron Roenicke heard in the clubhouse. "They should have a decision here in a few days," he said. ... The Miller Park roof was open for the first time in 19 games this season. ... Jeter received a loud round of applause from the near sellout crowd of 40,123 when the starting lineup was announced and again when he batted in the first. The Brewers plan to honor him before Sunday's game. ... Yankees LHP CC Sabathia (3-4, 5.75 ERA) faces Brewers RHP Kyle Lohse (4-1, 2.72 ERA) on Saturday night. ... The University of Wisconsin men's basketball 2014 Final Four team and coach Bo Ryan were honored in a pregame ceremony. Eighteen ceremonial first pitches were tossed as the team and staff stretched from third base to first across the mound.

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New York's Masahiro Tanaka (5-0) allows two runs and strikes out seven in his first interleague game. (USATSI)
New York's Masahiro Tanaka (5-0) allows two runs and strikes out seven in his first interleague game. (USATSI)

Players of the Game
New York

Y. Solarte
AB 4
R 1
H 1
HR 1
New York

M. Tanaka
IP 6.1
H 7
ER 2
BB 1
K 7

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New York (A.L.) Yankees
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF4010021 .315
Derek Jeter, SS4000011 .252
Carlos Beltran, RF3110100 .244
   Ichiro Suzuki, PR-RF0100000 .373
Mark Teixeira, 1B4001011 .239
Brian McCann, C3110110 .212
Yangervis Solarte, 3B4113001 .304
Brett Gardner, LF3110101 .283
Brian Roberts, 2B4011011 .253
Masahiro Tanaka, P3000031 .000
   Adam Warren, P0000000 .000
   a-Kelly Johnson, PH1000010 .224
   David Robertson, P0000000 .000
a-struck out for Warren in the 9th
2B - Carlos Beltran (10, Kintzler), Brian Roberts (4, Gallardo)
HR - Yangervis Solarte (2, Gallardo)
RBI - Mark Teixeira (14), Yangervis Solarte 3 (18), Brian Roberts (8)
SB - Ichiro Suzuki (2, 3rd base off Kintzler/Lucroy)
Team LOB - 4
DP - Jeter-Teixeira, Jeter-Teixeira-McCann-Jeter
New York (A.L.) Yankees
Masahiro Tanaka (W,5-0) 6.1722170 2.57
Adam Warren (H,5) 1.2000010 1.29
David Robertson (S,6) 1111031 2.00
Pitches-Strikes - Masahiro Tanaka 108-71, Adam Warren 17-11, David Robertson 19-12
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Masahiro Tanaka 7-4
Batters Faced - Masahiro Tanaka 26, Adam Warren 4, David Robertson 4
Milwaukee Brewers
Carlos Gomez, CF3120100 .295
Scooter Gennett, 2B3111001 .284
Jonathan Lucroy, C4011001 .292
Aramis Ramirez, 3B4010022 .240
Mark Reynolds, 1B4111021 .223
Khris Davis, LF4000031 .216
Jean Segura, SS4010020 .250
Logan Schafer, RF3010000 .214
Yovani Gallardo, P2000010 .091
   Zach Duke, P0000000 .000
   a-Lyle Overbay, PH1000012 .238
   Brandon Kintzler, P0000000 .000
   Robert Wooten, P0000000 .000
a-struck out for Duke in the 7th
2B - Carlos Gomez (10, Tanaka), Scooter Gennett (6, Tanaka)
HR - Mark Reynolds (8, Robertson)
SH - Scooter Gennett (5)
RBI - Scooter Gennett (10), Jonathan Lucroy (10), Mark Reynolds (13)
SB - Carlos Gomez (5, 2nd base off Tanaka/McCann)
CS - Logan Schafer (1, 2nd base by Warren/McCann)
Team LOB - 4
Milwaukee Brewers
Yovani Gallardo (L,2-2) 5.2544371 2.92
Zach Duke 1.1000020 1.15
Brandon Kintzler 1111000 4.76
Robert Wooten 1000010 4.50
Pitches-Strikes - Yovani Gallardo 114-64, Zach Duke 15-10, Brandon Kintzler 14-10, Robert Wooten 20-14
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Yovani Gallardo 6-4, Zach Duke 2-0, Brandon Kintzler 2-1, Robert Wooten 1-1
Batters Faced - Yovani Gallardo 25, Zach Duke 4, Brandon Kintzler 4, Robert Wooten 3
Game Information
Attendance - 40123
Game Time - 3:02
Temperature - 64
Umpires - Home - Jerry Meals, First Base - Paul Emmel, Second Base - Tom Woodring, Third Base - Marvin Hudson