The Yankees trailed 3-2 from the fourth inning until the eighth when Gregorius lined a one-out, nobody-on homer to right off Orioles righty Miguel Castro.
Bauer allowed Lucas Duda's homer on the first pitch of the seventh inning for the game's only run in a game played with the temperature hovering around freezing. He showed good plate discipline to draw two walks and was hit by pitch late in the game.
In Tillman's first start, he allowed four runs on seven hits in four innings against Houston.
Drury put up respectable numbers in 2016 and 2017 with the Diamondbacks, hitting a combined.275/.323/.453 (97 wRC+) and compiling 1.4 WAR across 269 games. A leadoff walk to centerfielder Michael Gigliotti scored on an infield knock by Seuly Matias, and the second came home with the bases loaded when shortstop Wilkerman Garcia tried to flip to second for an out but couldn't deliver it in time.
While Brett Gardner said he tossed and turned in bed after a 14-inning loss to the Orioles that ended at 12:29 Saturday morning, Boone said he slept like a baby. Manny Machado added four hits and two RBI for the Orioles in the victory. Dellin Betances pitched the top of the ninth for the Yankees and struck out every batter he faced.
In terms of their lineup, it's been banged up a bit but the core players including Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, and Didi Gregorius are all still healthy at the moment.
NY added three runs in the seventh against Jimmy Yacabonis to secure the win.
- Drury, slumping in the field and at the plate, was pinch-hit for by Torreyes in the sixth inning with two outs, two runners in scoring position and the Yankees down a run. "Last night was such a long game, I needed to get deeper in that game, I was one or two pitches away from getting really deep in that game".
"He's just kind of tried to battle through it and not want to say anything; that's the kind of gamer, grinder that he is", Boone said.
Sonny Gray (1-0) gave the Yankees some distance by allowing three runs and four hits in six innings.
"Look, over the course of a 162-game season, every team is going to go through their share of times when it's tough or the injury bug or whatever, and you have to be able to weather the storm in those times", Aaron Boone said.
The Astros had just four hits - all singles - after piling up 18 runs and 28 hits in a three-game sweep of Baltimore. Sabathia's MRI results were clean and the club hopes he misses just one start.
Drury exited Friday's contest with migraines and blurred vision. So Monday he'll go through a lot of testing to try to see if we can start to get some answers and start to get him the proper help. INF Tyler Wade (flu-like symptoms) received IV treatment and was feeling a little better after experiencing a fever, shakes and dry heaving on Friday.