Carlos Beltran hit a 2-Run HR in the first inning, and the Yanks went on to beat the Angels 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Beltran’s 15th HR of the season was #407 of his career, and it tied the great Duke Snider on the all-time list.
Later in that first inning, Austin Romine got an RBI single to put the Yanks up 3-0.
Rob Refsnyder got a SF in the second to make it 4-0 and Starlin Castro sliced a HR (9) the other way off the RF foul pole to make it 5-0 after three.
Michael Pineda had his second consecutive decent outing, going 7 innings and only struggling in the fifth when he gave up a double, rbi single and 2-run HR.
A-Rod got an RBI single in the seventh.
Pineda (w, 3-6, 6.14) 7 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 2 walks, 4 K. gave up 1 HR.
Betances (H, 15) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks, 2 K. 3.41
Miller (S, 7) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks, 1 K. 1.05.
The Yanks are 28-30.