Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The New York Yankees defeat the Minnesota Twins


The New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-2.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and he pitched well after a rough start.  Brett Gardner had three hits and Starlin Castro had three hits. 

Sabathia pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and five strikeouts.  Sabathia won his 12th game of the season.  Chad Green pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked one, David Robertson pitched an inning with three strikeouts and Aroldis Chapman saved his 20th game of the season pitching an inning with a hit and he struck out one. 

Jose Berrios pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up five hits and three runs with four walks and four strikeouts.  Berrios lost his eighth game of the season.   Alan Busenitz pitched to two batters and retired them both, Dillon Gee pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run and he walked one and Buddy Boshers pitched to one batter and retired him.  Ryan Pressly pitched an innin giving up three hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout, Nik Turley pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and John Curtiss pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout.  Gabriel Moya pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one.

Gardner had three hits and two RBI, Aaron Judge had two hits and an RBI and Gary Sanchez had a hit.  Didi Gregorius had a hit and drew a walk, Castro had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and drew a walk.  Todd Frazier drew a walk, Greg Bird drew two walks and Gardner, Gregorius and Ellsbury hit a double.  The Yankees were 3-16 with runners in scoring position and left 14 men on base.  Gardner had a stolen base. 

Brian Dozier had a hit and drew a walk, Joe Mauer had two hits and Jorge Polanco had two hits.  Byron Buxton drew a walk, Chris Gimenez had two hits and Max Kepler had a hit and an RBI.  Gimenez hit a double and Kepler hit a homerun.  The Twins were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Mauer committed an error. 

In the first Escobar hit an RBI ground out to give the Twins a 1-0 lead.  In the second Gardner hit an RBI double to tie the game at one.  In the third Kepler hit a solo homerun to give the Twins back the lead at 2-1.  In the fourth Gardner hit an RBI single to tie the game at two.  Judge hit a sac fly to give the Yankees the 3-2 lead.  In the fifth Bird reached on a fielding error and it was 4-2 Yankees.  In the sixth Castro hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 5-2 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees won their sixth straight series and will look for the three game sweep on Wednesday afternoon.   

New York Yankees edge the Minnesota Twins


The New York Yankees defeat the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-1.  Jaime Garcia started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  The Yankees bullpen made it stand up and Brett Gardner had three hits to lead the offense. 

Garcia pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up four hits and an unearned run.  He walked none and struck out nine.  David Robertson won his ninth game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings with two strikeouts, Dellin Betances pitched 1/3 of an inning with two walks and Aroldis Chapman saved his 19th game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings with two strikeouts. 

Ervin Santana lost his eighth game of the season.  He pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Trevor Hildenberger pitched an inning giving up a hit, Taylor Rogers pitched 2/3 of an inning with a  strikeout and Tyler Duffey pitched to two batters and retired them both. 

Gardner had three hits, Aaron Judge had a hit and an RBI and Chase Headley had a hit.  Starlin Castro had a hit, Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and drew a walk and Todd Frazier had a hit and an RBI.  Judge hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-12 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Ellsbury and Gardner each had two stolen bases.  Judge committed an error. 

In the first Judge hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth Grossman hit an RBI ground out to tie the game at one.  In the sixth Frazier hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead and that would be the final score. 

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

The New York Mets defeat the Atlanta Braves and take the series


The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia and the final score was 5-1.  Robert Gsellman started for the Mets and he pitched very well.  Nori Aoki had three hits to lead the Mets. 

Gsellman won his seventh game of the season pitching seven innings giving up three hits and an unearned run.  He walked none and struck out three.  Jerry Blevins pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts and AJ Ramos pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked one and struck out one. 

Julio Teheran pitched six innings giving up three hits and two runs.  He walked four and struck out seven and lost his 12th game of the season.  Sam Freeman pitched an inning with a walk, A.J. Minter pitched 1 1/3 innings with three strikeouts, Jose Ramirez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up four hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout and Rex Brothers pitched to one batter and struck him out. 

Aoki had three hits, Jose Reyes had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Brandon Nimmo drew two walks.  Dominic Smith drew a walk, Amed Rosario had a hit and an RBI and Phillip Evans had a hit and an RBI.  Gsellman drew a walk, Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and two RBI.  Evans hit a double, Reyes and Aoki each hit a triple and Cabrera hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Rosario and Aoki had a stolen base and Rosario committed two errors. 

Ender Inciarte had a hit, Ozzie Albies drew a walk and Freddie Freeman had a hit.  Johan Camargo had two hits.  Jace Peterson had an RBI, Mat Adams drew a walk and Freeman hit a double.  The Braves were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Albies committed an error and Inciarte had an outfield assist. 

In the first Reyes hit an RBI triple to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  Rosario hit an RBI ground out and the lead was extended to 2-0.  IN the seventh Peterson hit an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the ninth Evans hit an RBI double to make it a 3-1 lead.  Cabrera hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 5-1 and that would be the final score. 


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The New York Mets even their series with the Atlanta Braves


The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves on Saturday evening.  The game took place at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia and the final score was 7-3.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Gavin Cecchini led the offense with three hits and two RBI. 

deGrom pitched seven innings giving up five hits and a run.  He walked two and struck out seven and won his 15th game of the season.  Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit and AJ Ramos pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk. 

R.A. Dickey pitched five innings giving up eight hits and five runs with two walks.  Lucas Sims pitched two innings giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout, Jason Motte pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Max Fried pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts. 

Nori Aoki had two hits, Brandon Nimmo had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and an RBI.  Dominic Smith had two hits and two RBI, Juan Lagares had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Cecchini had three hits and two RBI.  Aoki hit two doubles, Nimmo, Cabrera, Cecchini and Smith each hit a double and the Mets were 5-13 with runners in scoring position and left 4 men on base.  Lagares was caught stealing. 

Ender Inciarte had a hit, Ozzie Albies drew a walk and Freddie Freeman had two hits and an RBI.  Kurt Suzuki drew a walk, Rio Ruiz drew a walk and Johan Camargo had a hit.  Jace Peterson had two hits, Dickey had a hit and Lane Adams had a hit and two RBI.  Freeman hit a homerun and the Braves were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Inciarte had an outfield assist.   

In the second Lagares hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  Cecchini hit an RBI single to push the lead to 2-0.  In the third Nimmo hit an RBI double to make it a 3-0 game.  Cabrera hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 4-0.  In the fourth Cecchini hit an RBI double pushing the lead to 5-0.  In the sixth Freeman hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 5-1.  In the seventh Smith hit a two-run double to push the lead to 7-1.  In the ninth Adams hit a two-run single cutting the lead to 7-3 but that would be the final score. 

New York Mets drop a close one in Atlanta


The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.  The game took place at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia and the final score was 3-2.  Rafael Montero started for the Mets and he pitched ok, the bullpen pitched well.  Asdrubal Cabrera had three hits to lead the offense. 

Montero pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs.  He walked two and struck out six and lost his 10th game of the season.  Chasen Bradford pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Tommy Milone pitched to two batters and retired them both and Jerry Blevins pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two.  Paul Sewald pitched a perfect inning. 

Sean Newcomb pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Newcomb won his third game of the season.  Dan Winkler pitched to two batters and retired them both, Jose Ramirez pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up no hits or runs and Sam Freeman pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he walked one.  Arodys Vizcaino pitched an inning with a walk and saved his 11th game of the season. 

Jose Reyes had an RBI, Cabrera had three hits and drew a walk and Kevin Plawecki had two hits.  Dominic Smith had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Nori Aoki drew a walk and Gavin Cecchini had a hit.  Cecchini, Cabrera and Smith each hit a double and the Mets were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Blevins had a pickoff. 

Ender Inciarte had a hit and an RBI, Ozzie Albies had a hit and drew a walk and Freddie Freeman had a hit and drew a walk.  Lane Adams had an RBI, Nick Markakis had two hits and Dansby Swanson had a hit.  Rio Ruiz had two hits, David Freitas had a hit and an RBI and Jace Peterson had a hit.  Albies and Freitas hit a double and the Braves were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Inciarte had a stolen base and Freeman was caught stealing. 

In the second Freitas hit an RBI ground out to give the Braves a 1-0 lead.  In the third Reyes hit an RBI ground out to tie the game at one.  In the fourth Smith hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 2-1 lead.  IN the fifth Inciarte hit an RBI single to tie the game at two and Adams hit a sac fly giving the Braves a 3-2 lead and that would be the final score.   
 

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