Yankees 4, Astros 2

Yankees 4, Astros 2

HOUSTON — Rookie third baseman Yangervis Solarte had three hits and an RBI in his first major-league start and Derek Jeter drove in a run in the Yankees' first win. Solarte singled in a two-run third, then doubled in the fifth and scored on a single by Jeter to push the lead to 3-1. Later, Solarte singled to drive in Ichiro Suzuki. Ivan Nova allowed six hits and two runs in 5⅔ innings. David Robertson, who took over as closer for Mariano Rivera, pitched a perfect ninth for his first save.

Yankees 4, Astros 2 04/03/14 [Last modified: Thursday, April 3, 2014 11:50pm]

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