The Yankees’ lead grew in the third inning, when hit his 300th career homerun, blasting the ball over the fence in left field. Cano was hit by a pitch and moved to second on a one out single by Andruw Jones. Eduardo Nunez flew out, moving Cano to third and Francisco Cervelli singled him in, putting the Bombers up 4-0.
Chris Dickerson gave the Yankees another chance to score, when he was called safe at first in the eighth inning, thanks to a missed catch by Brewer’s pitcher John Axford. Dickerson stole second and moved to third on a ground out by Nunez. Cervelli then singled to center, plating Dickerson and giving the Yankees a 5-0 win.
Eduardo Nunez: Nunez went 0-4 and stranded six runners on base.
Ramiro Pena: Pena continues to struggle at the plate in the majors, going 0-3 and leaving three runners on base.