Contact Us

C.C., Jeter lead Yankees over Royals

Getty Images

C.C. Sabathia was stellar in his outing in the Yankees (14-12) victory over the Kansas City Royals (8-17) on Friday night. Sabathia who like much of the Yankees starting staff has been inconsistent to start the season put together a solid eight inning performance. C.C. gave up two runs on seven hits and struck out five. Sabathia now holds a 4-0 record. Royals starter Bruce Chen went 6 2/3 gave up six runs on nine hits.

Both teams got on the board in the first inning. In the top half Derek Jeter got things started with a leadoff single which lead to a Mark Teixeira two run home run later in the inning. It was Teixeira’s fourth of the season. In the bottom of the first the Royals answered right back thanks to Alex Gordon and Jeff Francoeur RBI doubles.

The Yankees would blow the game open in the seventh inning. Robinson Cano led off with a single and after two quick outs the Yankees would rally. Eduardo Nunez tripled scoring Cano, then Chris Stewart singled in Nunez making the score 4-2. Derek Jeter followed that with a two run home run to put the Yankees up 6-2. Jeter now has 5 home runs this year and his hitting .404.

David Robertson made his first appearance since taking on the closer role. He was in usual form sitting the Royals down 1-2-3, striking out the side.

The Yankees take on the Royals again tomorrow. Hiroki Kuroda (2-3 3.69) will start for the Yankees the Royals send Felipe Paulino (0-0 0.00) to the mound. Pregame starts at 6:30, first pitch at 7:05 right here on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio.

More from 104.5 The Team

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1045theteam.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!