Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New York Yankees double up the Tampa Bay Rays


The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-3.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched pretty well and the bullpen was good.  Luke Voit and Cameron Maybin each had three hits to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched five innings giving up seven hits and two runs with three strikeouts.  Happ won his seventh game of the season.  Adam Ottavino pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts, Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts and Zack Britton pitched an inning giving up a hit.  Aroldis Chapman saved his 19th game of the season pitching an inning and striking out the side. 

Ryne Stanek served as the opener and pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk.  Ryan Yarbrough pitched three innings giving up a hit and struck out two, Chaz Roe pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up five hits and three runs with two strikeouts and Roe lost his third game of the season.  Oliver Drake pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Andrew Kittredge pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and three strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu had two hits and an RBI, Voit had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit and two RBI.  Edwin Encarnacion had a hit and an RBI, Gleyber Torres had a hit and drew a walk and Maybin had three hits and an RBI.  Voit hit a double and Maybin and Encarnacion each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Travis d’Arnaud had two hits and an RBI, Tommy Pham had two hits and Avisail Garcia had a hit and an RBI.  Willy Adames had a hit, Keven Kiermaier had a hit and Guillermo Heredia had a hit and drew a walk.  Mike Zunino had a hit and an RBI, Joey Wendle drew a walk and Pham and d’Arnaud each hit a double.  The Rays were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the first Sanchez hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the second Zunino hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  In the third Garcia hit an RBI single to give the Rays a 2-1 lead.  In the fifth LeMahieu hit an RBI single to tie the game at two, Voit hit an RBI single and Sanchez hit an RBI single to make it a 4-2 game.  In the seventh d’Arnaud hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 4-3.  In the bottom of the seventh Maybin hit a solo homerun to push the Yankees lead to 5-3.  In the eighth Encarnacion hit a solo homerun making it a 6-3 game and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees have taken the first two games of the series and will try and sweep the series on Wednesday afternoon. 

New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays behind a dominant Masahiro Tanaka


The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-0.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  Cameron Maybin led the offense with three hits. 

Tanaka pitched a complete game shutout giving up two hits and he walked one and struck out ten.  Tanaka earned his fifth win of the season. 

Yonny Chirinos pitched six innings giving up five hits and three runs with a walk and six strikeouts and he lost his third game of the season.  Jake Faria pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a walk with two strikeouts and Adam Kolarek pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit and two RBI, Luke Voit had a hit and drew a walk and Aaron Hicks had a hit.  Gary Sanchez had a hit, Maybin had three hits and an RBI and Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk.  Hicks hit a double and LeMahieu and Maybin each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Austin Meadows had a hit and drew a walk, Willy Adames had a hit.   Meadows was caught stealing and Kiermaier committed an error. 

In the third LeMahieu hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  IN the fifth Maybin hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 3-0 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night. 

New York Mets lose a close one to the St. Louis Cardinals


The New York Mets were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-3.  Jason Vargas started for the Mets and he pitched ok[GM1] .  Dom Smith and Juan Lagares each had two hits to lead the Mets offense. 

Vargas pitched four innings giving up a hit and three runs with two being earned.  He walked three and struck out four.  Wilmer Font pitched three innings giving up a walk and he struck out three, Chris Flexen pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts and he lost his third game of the season.  Brooks Pounders pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Dakota Hudson pitched six innings giving up eight hits and three runs with three walks and three strikeouts.  Andrew Miller pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Carlos Martinez earned his second save of the season pitching two innings and giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Smith had two hits and drew a walk, J.D. Davis had a hit and an RBI and Michael Conforto had a hit.  Pete Alonso had a hit, Robinson Cano had a hit and drew a walk and Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit and an RBI.  Lagares had two hits and an RBI, Todd Frazier had a hit and Jacob deGrom drew a walk.  Smith and Cano each hit a double and the Mets were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Lagares had a stolen base and Hechavarria committed two errors. 

Paul DeJong had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Paul Goldschmidt had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks and Jose Martinez drew a walk.  Yadier Molina had a hit, Goldschmidt and DeJong each hit a homerun and the Cardinals were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Fowler had an outfield assist. 

In the first Goldschmidt hit a two-run homerun to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Davis hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the third Hechavarria hit an RBI single to tie the game at two, Lagares hit an RBI single to make it 3-2 Mets.  In the fourth Molina hit into a double play but the score was tied at three.  In the eighth DeJong hit a solo homerun giving the Cardinals a 4-3 lead and that would be the final score.  The Cardinals won three of four in the series.  The Mets will now head to Atlanta to take on the Braves on Monday night.   


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New York Mets hold on for win over the St. Louis Cardinals


The New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 8-7.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he was shaky.  J.D. Davis had four hits to lead the Mets offense. 

Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched six innings giving up six hits and five runs with four of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out five and he won his fifth game of the season.  Robert Gsellman pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run, Seth Lugo pitched an inning giving up a hit and two walks with three strikeouts and Edwin Diaz picked up his 15th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout.   

Michael Wacha lost his third game of the season pitching four innings and giving up seven hits and six runs with five being earned.  He walked one and struck out four.  Genesis Cabrera pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with two walks and three strikeouts, Giovanny Gallegos pitched 1 1/3 innings and Tyler Webb pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit.  John Brebbia pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit, Davis had four hits and an RBI and Michael Conforto had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Pete Alonso had two hits and three RBI, Todd Frazier had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Wilson Ramos had a hit and an RBI.  Carlos Gomez had an RBI and drew a walk, Ramos and Davis each hit a double and Alonso and Davis each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Conforto had a stolen base and Ramos committed an error. 

Matt Carpenter had a hit and an RBI, Dexter Fowler had two hits and three RBI and Paul DeJong had three hits and an RBI.  Marcell Ozuna had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Yadier Molina had a hit and an RBI and Kolten Wong had two hits.  Paul Goldschmidt drew a walk, Yairo Munoz had a hit and Wacha had a hit.  Jose Martinez drew two walks, Carpenter and Wong each hit a double.  Fowler hit a homerun and the Cardinals were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  DeJong, Edman, Ozuna and Munoz each had a stolen base.  Wong had two stolen bases.  Wong committed an error. 

Fowler hit a solo homerun in the first to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Alonso hit a three-run homerun, Ramos hit an RBI double and Gomez hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 5-1 lead.  In the second Davis hit a solo homerun to push the Mets lead to 6-1.  In the third Ozuna hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-2.  In the fifth Fowler hit a sac fly cutting the lead to 6-3.  In the sixth Conforto hit an RBI single and Frazier drew an RBI walk to make it an 8-3 game.  In the seventh Carpenter hit an RBI double, Fowler hit an RBI single and DeJong hit a sac fly making it an 8-6 game.  In the ninth Molina hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 8-7 but that was the final score. 


Monday, June 17, 2019

New York Yankees pound the Chicago White Sox to split the series


The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 10-3.  James Paxton started for the Yankees and he pitched well, the bullpen did a good job and DJ LeMahieu, Brett Gardner, Gio Urshela, Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each had two hits. 

Paxton won his fourth game of the season and pitched six innings giving up eight hits and two runs with a walk and seven strikeouts.  Adam Ottavino pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, David Hale pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Zach Britton pitched a perfect inning. 

Odrisamer Despaigne pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and seven runs with four walks and five strikeouts.  He lost his second game of the season.  Jose Ruiz pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout, Aaron Bummer pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and Thyago Vieira pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk.  Alex Colome pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

LeMahieu had two hits, Luke Voit had a hit and drew two walks and Gleyber Torres drew three walks.  Clint Frazier had a hit, Gardner had two hits and four RBI and Urshela had two hits and an RBI.  Mike Tauchman drew a walk, Romine had two hits and four RBI and Maybin had two hits and an RBI.  Romine and Urshela each hit a double and Maybin hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 5-14 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Maybin was caught stealing. 

Leury Garcia had a hit, Tim Anderson had a hit and Jose Abreu had three hits and an RBI.  James McCann had two hits and two RBI, Juan Moncada drew a walk and Jose Rondon drew a walk.  Welington Castillo had a hit, Yonder Alonso had a hit and Abreu and McCann each hit a homerun.  The White Sox were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the first Abreu hit a solo homerun to give the White Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the third Gardner hit a two-run single to give the Yankee a 2-1 lead.  Urshela hit an RBI single and Romine hit a two-run single making it a 5-1 game.  In the fifth Romine hit a two-run double to push the Yankees lead to 7-1.  In the bottom of the fifth McCann hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-2.  In the sixth Gardner hit into an RBI ground out to make it a 8-2 game.  In the seventh Maybin hit a solo homerun making it 9-2.  In the eighth Gardner hit an RBI single and it was 10-2.  In the bottom of the eighth McCann hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 10-3 and that would be the final score. 
The Yankees ended up with a four-game split and will return home to take on the Tampa Bay Rays for a three-game series beginning on Monday night
 

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