Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The New York Yankees win a marathon game in 14 over the Texas Rangers



The New York Yankees defeated the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-1.  Chase Whitley started and pitched great, the bullpen was very good.  The offense didn't do much until the final couple of innings in extra innings.  Chase Headley who was acquired earlier in the day had the walk off single. 

Whitley pitched six innings giving up seven hits and no runs.  He didn't walk a batter and struck out six.  Matt Thornton pitched to one batter and struck him out, Adam Warren retired the only two batters that he faced and Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up a walk and two strikeouts.  David Robertson pitched two perfect innings with three strikeouts, Shawn Kelley pitched an inning striking out one and David Huff pitched two innings giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout.  Jeff Francis in his first appearance with the Yankees won his first game of the season.  He pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Nick Martinez pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up three hits and no runs.  He walked one and struck out three.  Neftali Feliz pitched 1 2/3 innings striking out one, Shawn Tolleson pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Neal Cotts pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk.  Roman Mendez pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two walks and a strikeout, Ryan Feierabend pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a walk and Scott Baker pitched 2/3 of an inning.  Joakim Soria blew his second save of the season pitching an inning giving up three hits and a run, Nick Tepesch lost his sixth game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up three hits and a run. 

Brett Gardner had two hits and drew two walks, Derek Jeter had a hit and drew a walk and Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Carlos Beltran had two hits, Brian McCann had a hit and Brian Roberts had two hits and drew a walk.  Francisco Cervelli had a hit, Headley had a hit and an RBI and Jeter, Gardner and Roberts each hit a double.  The Yankees were 4-9 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base.  Gardner had a stolen base and Wheeler committed an error. 

Shin-Soo Choo had two hits, Jim Adduci had a hit and Adrian Beltre had a hit.  Leonys Martin had two hits, J.P. Arencibia had a hit and an RBI and Robinson Chirinos had a hit.  Rougned Odor had a hit and drew a walk, Daniel Robertson had two hits and Chirinos hit a double.  Arencibia hit a homerun and the Rangers were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Robertson had a stolen base. 

In the 13th Arencibia hit a solo homerun to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead.  The Yankees tied the game in the bottom of the 13th on an Ellsbury RBI single.  The Yankees won the game on a walk off RBI single from Headley to win the game 2-1 in 14 innings. 

The New York Mets are sleepless in Seattle



The New York Mets were defeated by the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.  The game took place at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington.  Jon Niese started and wasn't great, David Wright and Travis d'Arnaud led the offense with two hits each. 

Niese pitched six innings giving up four runs and 11 hits.  He walked two and struck out six and lost his fifth game of the season.  Josh Edgin pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts. 

Roenis Elias pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up five hits and a run with two walks and eight strikeouts.  Elias won his eighth game of the season.  Dominic Leone pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Charlie Furbush pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Brandon Maurer pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out one.  Danny Farquhar pitched an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run with two strikeouts.

Daniel Murphy had a hit, Wright had two hits and an RBI and Lucas Duda had a hit.  d'Arnaud had two hits, Chris Young had a hit and drew a walk and Juan Lagares had a hit.  Ruben Tejada had a hit and drew a walk. 

Willie Bloomquist had three hits and an RBI, James Jones had a hit and Robinson Cano had a hit.  Kyle Seager had two hits and two RBI, Stefen Romero had two hits.  Justin Smoak drew a walk, Corey Hart had a hit and drew a walk and Dustin Ackley had three hits and an RBI.  Mike Zunino had a hit and an RBI, Bloomquist, Cano, Hart and Ackley each hit a double and Zunino hit a homerun.  The Mariners were 4-13 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Bloomquist had a stolen base and Ackley was caught stealing and Cano committed an error. 

Seager hit an RBI single in the first to give the Mariners a 1-0 lead.  In the third Wright hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  In the bottom of the third Zunino hit a solo homerun and Seager hit an RBI single to give the Mariners a 3-1 lead.  Bloomquist hit an RBI double in the fourth to give the Mariners a 4-1 lead.  In the eighth Ackley hit an RBI double to make it 5-1 and in the ninth an error led to a Mets run to make it 5-2 and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of their three game series on Tuesday night. 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The New York Yankees lose an ugly game to the Texas Rangers



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Texas Rangers on Monday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-2.  Shane Greene started and pitched well but he didn't field very well with three errors.  The offense didn't do much of anything. 

Greene pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with a walk and five strikeouts.  He lost his first game of the season.  Matt Thornton gave up two hits without recording an out, Adam Warren pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out two and David Huff pitched two innings giving up two hits and a walk with three strikeouts. 

Miles Mikolas pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  he won his first game of the season, Neal Cotts pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one and Joakim Soria saved his 17th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit. 

Brett Gardner drew two walks, Derek Jeter drew a walk and Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits and an RBI.  Carlos Beltran had an RBI, Kelly Johnson had a hit and Francisco Cervelli had a hit.  Zelous Wheeler had a hit, Ellsbury hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Greene committed three errors, Roberts and Jeter each had one. 

Shin-Soo Choo had two hits and an RBI, Elvis Andrus had a hit and Adrian Beltre had a hit and an RBI.  Jake Smolinski had two hits, Gimenez drew a walk and Jim Adduci drew a walk.  Geovany Soto had two hits and an RBI, Rougned Odor had two hits and an RBI and Choo hit a double.  The Rangers were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base.  Andrus was caught stealing. 

In the first the Yankees took a 1-0 lead on a Beltran sacrifice fly.  In the third a force attempt error allowed a run to score and tie the game at one.  In the fourth Ellsbury hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the sixth Soto hit an RBI single to tie the game at two.  Odor hit an RBI single and Choo hit an RBI single to give the Rangers a 4-2 lead and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of four on Tuesday night. 

The New York Yankees sweep the Cincinnati Reds



The New York Yankees defeated the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-2.  Hiroki Kuroda started and pitched well.  Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits and Brian McCann and Brian Roberts each had two hits. 

Kuroda pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up three hits and an unearned run.  He walked two and struck out six.  Dellin Betances pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout and David Robertson pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout to earn his first win of the season. 

Johnny Cueto pitched five innings giving up five hits and two runs with four walks and seven strikeouts.  Manny Parra pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and striking out two, Sam LeCure pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk and Jonathan Broxton pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one.  Aroldis Chapman lost his third game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner drew a walk, Derek Jeter had a hit and an RBI and Ellsbury had four hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Brian McCann had two hits and an RBI, Carlos Beltran drew a walk and Ichiro Suzuki had a hit.  Roberts had two hits, Kelly Johnson drew two walks and Zelous Wheeler had a hit.  Ellsbury hit a double and the Yankees were 3-15 with runners in scoring position and left 13 men on base.  Ellsbury had two stolen bases, Roberts committed an error and Betances had a pickoff. 

Skip Schumaker had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Todd Frazier had a hit and an RBI and Ryan Ludwick had a hit and drew a walk.  Ramon Santiago had two hits including a double.  Ludwick and Schumaker each hit a double and Frazier hit a homerun.  The Reds were 1-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Santiago had a stolen base and Schumaker was picked off, Santiago committed an error. 

In the fifth Schumaker hit an RBI double to give the Reds a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the fifth Jeter hit an RBI single and Ellsbury hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the eighth Frazier hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  The Yankees won the game in the ninth on a McCann RBI single which was a gift hit.  It was a pop fly that fell in.  The Yankees won the game 3-2 and swept the three game series.  They will begin a four game series with the Texas Rangers on Monday night. 

Monday, July 21, 2014

The New York Yankees roll to second straight victory



The New York Yankees defeated the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-1.  Brandon McCarthy started for the Yankees and pitched very well.  Carlos Beltran, Brian Roberts and Kelly Johnson each had two hits to lead the offense. 

McCarthy pitched six innings giving up six hits and a run.  He walked none and struck out nine to earn his fourth win of the season.  Adam Warren pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Shawn Kelley pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and three strikeouts and Matt Thornton retired both batters that he faced. 

Alfredo Simon lost his fourth game of the season pitching five innings and giving up five hits and four runs with two of them being earned.  He walked one and struck out four.  Hoover pitched an inning giving up four hits and three runs with a strikeout, Contreras pitched a perfect inning and Diaz pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and three RBI, Derek Jeter had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Brian McCann had a hit.  Beltran had two hits and an RBI, Roberts had two hits and Johnson had two hits and two RBI.  Beltran hit a homerun and the Yankees were 4-9 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Billy Hamilton had a hit, Todd Frazier had two hits and Devin Mesoraco had a hit.  Brayan Pena had a hit, Chris Heisey had a hit and an RBI and Donald Lutz had a hit.  Lutz and Hamilton each hit a double and Heisey hit a homerun.  The Reds were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Frazier had a stolen base, Bruce committed an error and Mesoraco had a passed ball. 

Beltran hit a solo homerun in the second to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the third Gardner hit an RBI single to make it 2-0.  Heisey hit a solo homerun in the fifth to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the bottom of the fifth Gardner hit a sacrifice fly and Jeter hit an RBI single to push the Yankees lead to 4-1.  In the sixth Johnson hit a two run single and Gardner hit a sacrifice fly to make it 7-0 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees have taken the first two of the three game series and look for the three game sweep on Sunday afternoon. 
 

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