Masahiro Tanaka picked up his second straight quality start and helped the Yankees beat the White Sox, 12-3, on Wednesday night in Chicago. >> Click here for a full box score
Tanaka tossed six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Tanaka lowered his ERA to 5.56 in what has been an up-and-down year for the right-hander.
The Yankees got on the board quickly with three runs in the first. Rookie Miguel Andujar collected a two-run single, the first hit of his major league career. Andujar finished with three hits and four RBIs in his debut.
Up 3-2 in the sixth, the Yankees broke through for five more runs. Tyler Wade and Ronald Torreyes came up with RBI doubles and Brett Gardner ripped an RBI single. Aaron Judge wrapped up the scoring with a two-run homer, his 27th roundtripper of the season.
Didi Gregorius ripped a two-run homer in the ninth and Andujar capped off the night with a two-run double.
The Yankees close out their series with the White Sox on Thursday at 8:10 pm ET. Luis Cessa (0-2, 6.57 ERA) will pitch for New York and be opposed by James Shields (1-1, 4.26 ERA)