Saturday, September 24, 2016

The New York Mets doubled up the Philadelphia Phillies



The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 10-5.  Gabriel Ynoa started for the Mets and he didn't pitch that well and the bullpen was ok.  Michael Conforto had a couple of hits and three RBI. 

Ynoa pitched two innings giving up five hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout.  Logan Verrett pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with two walks and two strikeouts, Josh Smoker won his third game of the season pitching an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts and Erik Goeddel pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he walked one.  Josh Edgin pitched giving up a hit and Hansel Robles pitched 2 2/3 innings striking out three. 

Jeremy Hellickson pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and six runs with three walks and a strikeout.  He lost his 10th game of the season.  Frank Hermann pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts, Colton Murray pitched an ininng giving up a hit and a run adn Patrick Schuster pitched giving up a hit and two runs with only one being earned.  He walked one and Severino Gonzalez pitched two innings with two strikeouts. 

Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and drew a walk, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and drew a walk and Curtis Granderson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Kelly Johnson had a hit and an RBI, Conforto had two hits and three RBI and Eric Campbell had a hit and an RBI.  Lucas Duda had a hit, TJ Rivera had an RBI and Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and an RBI.  Ty Kelly drew a walk, Rene Rivera had a hit and Conforto, d'Arnaud, Duda and Cespedes each hit a double.  Conforto hit a homerun and the Mets were 5-8 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Reynolds committed an error. 

Cesar Hernandez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Roman Quinn had two hits and an RBI and Odubel Herrera had a hit and drew a walk.  Maikel Franco had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Ryan Howard drew a walk and Freddy Galvis had two hits.  Cody Asche had a hit and drew a walk, Darin Ruf had a hit and two RBI and Franco and Ruf each hit a homerun and the Phillies were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Herrera and Quinn each had a stolen base.  Quinn and Rupp each committed an error. 

In the second Hernandez hit an RBI single to make it 1-0 Phillies.  Quinn hit an RBI single to push the lead to 2-0 Phillies.  In the bottom of the second d'Arnaud hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the third Franco hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 3-1.  Granderson hit an RBI single in the fifth and the lead was cut to 3-2.  Johnson hit a two run single to give the Mets a 4-3 lead.  Conforto hit a three run homerun and it was 7-3 Mets still in the fifth.  In the sixth Ruf hit a two run homerun to cut the lead to 7-5.  In the seventh Lagares hit a sac bunt and a run scored making it an 8-5 game.  Campbell hit an RBI single to push the lead to 9-5 and TJ Rivera hit a sac fly to make it 10-5. 

 The two teams will play on Saturday night and then finish their series on Sunday afternoon. 

The New York Yankees are blown out in Toronto


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and the final score was 9-0.  Bryan Mitchell started for the Yankees and he pitched pretty well, the bullpen wasn't good.  Gary Sanchez had two hits, the team only managed one other hit. 
Mitchell pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with one of them being earned.  He walked four and struck out two and took his second loss of the season.  Blake Parker pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up four hits and four runs with two walks, James Pazos pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Ben Heller pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with two strikeouts. 
Francisco Liriano pitched six innings giving up three hits and no runs with two walks and six strikeouts.  He earned his eighth win of the season.  Joaquin Benoit pitched an inning with a walk, Brett Cecil pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Danny Barnes pitched an inning striking out one. 
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Sanchez had two hits and Billy Butler drew a walk.  Didi Gregorius drew a walk, Aaron Hicks drew a walk and Sanchez hit a double.  The Yankees were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Butler and McCann each committed an error. 
Devon Travis had two hits, Josh Donaldson had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Edwin Encarnacion had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks.  Jose Bautista had a hit and two RBI, Russell Martin had a hit and drew two walks and Troy Tulowitzki had two hits and four RBI.  Michael Saunders drew a walk, Melvin Upton Jr. had a hit and Kevin Pillar had two hits.  Ezequiel Carrera had two hits, Bautista and Travis each hit a double and Donaldson hit a homerun.  The Blue Jays were 5-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Pillar was caught stealing and Tulowitzki committed an error. 
In the first Tulowitzki hit a two run single to give the Jays a 2-0 lead.  In the second Encarnacion drew an RBI walk to push the lead to 3-0.  In the seventh Bautista hit a two run double and it was 5-0 Jays.  Tulowitzki hit a two run single to extend the lead to 7-0.  In the eighth Donaldson hit a two run homerun and the lead grew to 9-0 which would be the final score. 
The Yankees have now lost two straight and are seeing their playoff hopes go down the drain. 

Friday, September 23, 2016

The New York Mets win a wild one against the Philadelphia Phillies



The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 9-8 in 11 innings.  Seth Lugo started for the Mets and he pitched ok, the bullpen had some good and some bad.  Asdrubal Cabrera and Yoenis Cespedes each had three hits. 

Lugo pitched five innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  Sean Gilmartin pitched to two batters and retired them both, Erik Goeddel pitched to one batter and retired him and Fernando Salas pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  Addison Reed pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs with a walk, Hansel Robles pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two walks and he struck out two, Josh Edgin pitched 1/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout.  Jim Henderson won his second game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and he had a walk. 

Adam Morgan pitched five innings giving up five hits and three runs with two walks and eight strikeouts.  Luis Garcia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Michael Mariot pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Frank Hermann pitched to one batter and retired him.  Joely Rodriguez pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Jeanmar Gomez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout and Hector Neris pitched 2/3 of an inning walking one and struck out two.  Severino Gonzalez pitched an inning with two strikeouts and Edubray Ramos pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and he lost his third game of the season and blew his second save of the season. 

Jose Reyes had two hits and two RBI with a walk, Cabrera had three hits and three RBI and Cespedes had three hits and two RBI.  TJ Rivera had a hit, Curtis Granderson had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Brandon Nimmo had a hit.  Ty Kelly drew a walk, Michael Conforto drew a walk and Cespedes hit a double.  Granderson, Reyes and Cabrera each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Cesar Hernandez had two hits and drew three walks, Roman Quinn had an RBI and A.J. Ellis had a hit and an RBI.  Odubel Herrera had a hit, Maikel Franco had two hits, four RBI and drew a walk and Ryan Howard had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Cameron Rupp had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Freddy Galvis had a hit and Aaron Altherr drew a walk.  Galvis hit a double, Hernandez hit a triple and Howard, Rupp and Franco each hit a homerun.  The Phillies were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Hernandez committed an error. 

In the second Granderson hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Quinn hit an RBI groundout to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the fifth Howard hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the fifth Rupp hit a solo homerun giving the Phillies a 3-2 lead.  In the bottom of the fifth the Mets tied it on a Cespedes RBI single.  Cespedes hit an RBI double in the seventh to give the Mets a 4-3 lead.  In the eighth Franco hit a three run homerun giving the Phillies back the lead at 6-4.  Reyes hit a two run homerun in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game at six.  In the 11th Ellis hit an RBI single giving the Phillies a 7-6 lead.  Franco drew an RBI walk to make it 8-6.  In the bottom of the 11th Cabrera hit a walk-off three run homerun to give the Mets a 9-8 win. 

The Mets and Phillies will play game two on Friday night. 

The New York Yankees are shutout as they fail to sweep the Tampa Bay Rays



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.  The game took place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida and the final score was 2-0.  Luis Cessa started for the Yankees and he pitched well and Luis Severino pitched well again out of the pen.  Billy Butler, Didi Gregorius and Aaron Hicks each had two hits but no one had an extra base hit. 

Cessa pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with two walks and six strikeouts.  He lost his third game of the season.  Severino pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out three. 

Blake Snell won his sixth game of the season pitching five innings and giving up five hits and no runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Chase Whitley pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up two hits and no runs with no walks and three strikeouts and Alex Colome pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and recorded his 35th save of the season. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and Gary Sanchez drew two walks.  Butler had two hits, Mark Teixeria drew a walk and Gregorius had two hits.  Hicks had two hits and the Yankees were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base.  Sanchez had a pickoff. 

Logan Forsythe had a hit, Kevin Kiermaier had three hits and Brad Miller had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Corey Dickerson had a hit and an RBI, Curt Casali had a hit and Richie Shaffer drew a walk.  Casali hit a double, Dickerson hit a homerun and the Rays were 1-4 with four men left on base.  Kiermaier was caught stealing and Casali was picked off.  Forsythe committed an error and Casali had a passed ball. 

In the first Miller hit an RBI single to give the Rays a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Dickerson hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0.  2-0 would be the final score. 

The Yankees won two out of three and will head to Toronto to start a four game series on Friday night.  It will be the last road series of the year as the Yankees will then come back home for their final six games of the season. 

The New York Mets are swept by the Atlanta Braves



The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-3.  Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and pitched pretty well and the bullpen was ok but Jeurys Familia blew the save.  TJ Rivera had two hits to lead the offense. 

Colon pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with no walks and six strikeouts.  Addison Reed pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up an unearned run and he struck out one, Josh Smoker pitched giving up a hit and not recording an out and Familia pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and he lost his fourth game and blew his fifth save of the season. 

Ryan Weber pitched five innings giving up four  hits and three runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  John Gant pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Brandon Cunniff pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he walked two and Chaz Roe pitched to one batter and struck out one.  Ian Krol won his second game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning walking one and striking out one.  Jim Johnson saved his 17th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout. 

Jose Reyes had a hit and drew a walk, Travis d'Arnaud drew a walk and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and two RBI.  Yoenis Cespedes had a hit, Curtis Granderson drew a walk and Rivera had two hits.  Alejandro De Aza drew a walk, Eric Campbell drew a walk and Rene Rivera had a hit and an RBI.  Brandon Nimmo had a hit, Michael Conforto drew a walk and Cespedes hit a double.  Cabrera and Rivera each hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Reyes, Cespedes and Granderson each had a stolen base.  Alejandro De Aza were caught stealing and Colon and Loney each committed an error. 

Ender Inciarte had an RBI, Adonis Garcia had a hit and Freddie Freeman had two hits.  Matt Kemp had an RBI, Nick Markakis had a hit and drew a walk and Anthony Recker had a hit and two RBI.  Jace Peterson had a hit, Dansby Swanson had a hit and Mallex Smith had a hit.  Emilio Bonifacio had a hit, Recker hit a homerun and the Braves were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Inciarte and Freeman each had a stolen base. 

In the first Cabrera hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the fifth Rivera hit a solo homerun to make it 3-0.  In the seventh Recker hit a two run homerun to cut the lead to 3-2.  In the eighth Kemp hit a sac fly making it 3-3.  In the ninth Inciarte hit into an RBI ground out making it 4-3 Atlanta and that would be the final score.   
 

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