In Babe Ruth League action Monday, the Yankees defeated the Phillies 6-5.
Matt Strum was the winning pitcher for the Yankees, allowing two hits while walking three and striking out seven in three innings. Austin Willoughby pitched the opening three innings for the Yankees.
Nick Anderson, Caden Tchop and Chad Gondik shared pitching duties for the Phillies. They combined to throw a seven-hitter with 10 strikeouts.
At the plate, Strum, Joel Anderson, Nick Luoma, Tate Schlichting, John Smith, Jace Nindorf and CJ Fortune all had one hit apiece for the Yankees. Picking up RBIs were Evan Willoughby, Luoma and Smith. Strum scored three runs for the Yankees, while Joel Anderson scored two and Schlichting scored one.
For the Phillies, Robert Stodola, Nicholas Lodahl and Joshua LaFlamme each had a pair of hits. Nick Anderson added on hit and two RBIs, Tchop hit a triple, and Michael Berka added one hit.