Masahiro Tanaka rode a 20-hit attack as the Yanks beat the White Sox 9-0 Tuesday night in Chicago.
Prior to the game, Dellin Betances, Carlos Beltran and Andrew Miller were named as the Yankees’ All-Star representatives.
Tanaka continued his dominance on the road. So far this season, he is 2-1, 5.05 at home, but 4-1, 1.14 on the road, and he hasn’t given up a road HR all year long.
After leaving the bases loaded in the first, the Yanks got two in the second on an RBI single by Beltran and an error.
Chase Headley hit a 2-run HR in the third (7) to make it 4-0.
Mark Teixeira doubled home a run in the fourth. 5-0.
Austin Romine’s third HR of the year, a solo shot, made it 6-0 in the fifth.
Rob Refsnyder and Aaron Hicks each doubled home runs in the eighth. 8-0.
Teixeira’s SF in the ninth closed out the scoring at 9-0.
Tanaka (w, 6-2, 3.12) 7 2/3 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 1 walk, 6 K.
Shreve 1 1/3, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks, 1 K. 4.87.
Shreve was just recalled. Luis Cessa was sent back down.
Brett Gardner had four hits. Beltran, and Headley three each, and four others had two each.
The Yanks are 41-42.