Brett Gardner: Getting his first start in center this season, Gardner went 0-3.
Nick Johnson: He got his first start of the season at first and went 0-4 without any walks.
Marcus Thames: Thames continues to take advantage of his opportunities, and was responsible for one of the Yankees’ runs yesterday. He went 1-2 with a solo homer and one strikeout.
Mark Teixeira: Spending the day as the DH, Teixeira continued to improve his hitting, stroking a solo homer in the sixth. He went 1-4 on the day.
Francisco Cervelli: The backup catcher was the only Yankee to get more than one hit on the day. He went 2-3.
Triple Play: The last time the Yankees turned a triple play was in 1968 and it was turned by Dooley Womack, Bobby Cox and Mickey Mantle. Since then every other major league team turned a triple play before the Yankees turned theirs yesterday.…