The Yankees beat the Dodgers 6-4 in the first half of a day/night doubleheader. Join us at 7:00 PM for the nightcap!
Yasiel Puig was 2 for 5 in his Yankee Stadium debut with one single and one double. Mariano Rivera struck him out to end the game.
Lyle Overbay drove in the Yankees' first two runs with a double to deep center in the second inning. His 32 RBIs are tied with Travis Hafner for second-most on the team behind Robinson Cano.
In the sixth inning, Ichiro hit his third homer of the season to make it 3-0.
The Dodgers finally got on the board with two runs in the seventh inning. A.J. Ellis' sac fly made it 3-1 and Jerry Hairston's RBI single narrowed the deficit to 3-2.
The Yankees got three runs in the seventh inning thanks to a comedy of errors by relief pitcher Ronald Belisario. Ichiro drove in two runs to give him three RBIs on the day.
In the eighth inning, the Dodgers made it 6-4 with a two-run home run off the bat of Hanley Ramirez.
SCORE UPDATE: Dodgers 4 - 6 Yankees, FINAL