If you would’ve said to me in December that Brennan Boesch and Lyle Overbay would be starting for the Yankees in a game in April and being big contributors to a victory, I would’ve questioned your sanity. However, that came to fruition today, as they both helped back the Yankees to a 3-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays and a four game sweep of them.
Phil Hughes grinded out six innings, striking out nine and only giving up two hits, but threw 111 pitches in those six innings. The bullpen was again spectacular, giving up only one hit in three innings.
The Yankees got the scoring started when Boesch hit his second homer of the year in the second. The Jays tied in the fourth when Edwin Encarnacion, Melky Cabrera and Adam Lind each singled to plate a run.
The Yankees would again score late in a game to win it. Travis Hafner led off the inning with a single. Two batters later, Overbay hit his third homer of the year.