Yankees vs. Cardinals

+-

The New York Yankees defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, in the first game of a three-game series on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Yankee Stadium.

Aroldis Chapman, #54, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Aroldis Chapman, #54, of the New York Yankees pitches in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Yankee Stadium.

Chase Headley, #12, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Chase Headley, #12, of the New York Yankees steals second base in the eighth inning ahead of the the tag from Kolten Wong, #16, of the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Yankee Stadium.

Chase Headley, #12, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Chase Headley, #12, of the New York Yankees follows through on a fifth inning double against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Yankee Stadium.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Aaron Judge, #99, and Starlin Castro, #14, of
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Aaron Judge, #99, and Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Yankee Stadium.

Aroldis Chapman, #54, and Austin Romine, #27, of
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Aroldis Chapman, #54, and Austin Romine, #27, of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Yankee Stadium.

Jacoby Ellsbury, #22, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Jacoby Ellsbury, #22, of the New York Yankees scores a fifth inning run as Yadier Molina, #4, of the St. Louis Cardinals can't come up with the ball at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Tyler Clippard, #29, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Tyler Clippard, #29, of the New York Yankees reacts after getting the final out of the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi, #28, as he leaves a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Jacoby Ellsbury, #22, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Jacoby Ellsbury, #22, of the New York Yankees scores a fifth inning run as Yadier Molina, #4, of the St. Louis Cardinals can't come up with the ball at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Matt Carpenter, #13, of the St. Louis Cardinals
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Matt Carpenter, #13, of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates his first inning two-run home run against the New York Yankees with teammate Aledmys Diaz, #36, at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees follows through on his first inning two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees celebrates his first inning two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals with teammate Gary Sanchez ,right, at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees celebrates his first inning two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals with teammate Brett Gardner, right, at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Michael Wacha, #52, of the St. Louis Cardinals
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Michael Wacha, #52, of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees follows through on his first inning two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Austin Romine, #27, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Austin Romine, #27, of the New York Yankees reacts after his second inning home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Starlin Castro, #14, of the New York Yankees follows through on his first inning two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017.

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha (52)
(Credit: AP / Frank Franklin II)

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha (52) delivers during the first inning of an MLB game against the New York Yankees on Friday, April 14, 2017, in New York.

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter hits a two-run
(Credit: AP / Frank Franklin II)

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter hits a two-run home run during the first inning of an MLB game against the New York Yankees on Friday, April 14, 2017, in New York.

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Getty Images / Elsa)

Masahiro Tanaka, #19, of the New York Yankees warms up before an MLB game against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 14, 2017, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers
(Credit: AP / Frank Franklin II)

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers during the first inning of an MLB game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 14, 2017, in New York.

Subscribe to Newsday’s sports newsletter

Receive stories, photos and videos about your favorite New York teams plus national sports news and events.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.

OK