Sweep: Yankees 2, Cubs 0


The Yankees completed the day-night sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 2-0 victory.

Michael Pineda had another strong start and picked up his second victory of the season. He pitched six innings, gave up four hits, struck out three and walked one. He got into a little trouble in the fifth and sixth innings but was able to get out of both jams. He now has a paltry 1.00 ERA on the season.

Scott Sizemore and Brett Gardner had the Yankees’ RBI and David Phelps, Matt Thornton and Adam Warren combined for three scoreless innings.

There was a funny moment during the game. Chicago’s pitching coach Chris Bosio was thrown out of the game for arguing balls and strikes and the My9 cameras caught Derek Jeter‘s reaction to the ejection.

(Courtesy of Deadspin)

The Yankees will now travel to Tampa to play the Rays in a four-game set at Tropicana Field.

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money, co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast and is a monthly contributor to ESPN's SweetSpot Blog. She is a former contributor at Aerys Sports and High Heat Stats. She has contributed to group projects at Baseball: Past And Present and the Hall of Stats. Her work has appeared in USA Today's Sports Weekly and most recently, she wrote four pieces for Derek Jeter: Celebrating the Yankees' Captain Clutch, a magazine printed by i5 Publishing.