"I felt good out there," Joseph said after the game. "I just wanted to keep the score like it was and get a chance to come back and win it."
It was Joseph's second Major League stint of the season, during which he has pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings and allowed just two hits with three strikeouts and four walks vs. the Yankees, Indians and Red Sox.
"It's tough, but you get to match up and see what you're made of and if your stuff's really that good," Joseph said. "It was fun to face them."
Joseph is 3-3 with a 3.42 ERA through 41 games with Triple-A Omaha, where he's pitched 50 innings of relief and allowed 19 runs on 36 hits.
Kathleen Gier is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.