facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: New York Yankees 11, Kansas City 6

May 11, 2013 at 12:37 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 11 (UPI) -- Lyle Overbay played a key role in New York's two big innings and drove in five runs Friday to send the Yankees coasting past Kansas City 11-6.

Overbay had four of New York's 16 hits. He produced a two-run homer during a four-run second, added an RBI double in the fourth, contributed another run-scoring double during a five-run sixth and brought home the game's final run with a single in the ninth.

The Yankees won their third in a row and gave Manager Joe Girardi his 500th victory.

New York's offensive surge made a winner out of Phil Hughes (2-2) even though he gave up six runs in 5 2/3 innings. The Yankees had scored 10 times before Hughes left the game.

Rookie Wade Davis (2-3) was roughed up for seven runs on seven hits in five innings to take the loss. Kansas City has dropped four of five.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Johnny Manziel has chance to start for Cleveland Browns
Gilbert Arenas banned from fair basketball game after dominating
Houston Astros bump Taylor Swift for possible playoff run
NFL, NFLPA engaged in Tom Brady settlement talks
Boston ends 2024 Summer Olympics bid