Saturday, July 21, 2018

New York Yankees hang on for win over the New York Mets


The New York Yankees defeated the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-6.  Sonny Gray started for the Yankees and he pitched well and Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar each had three hits to lead the offense. 

Gray pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up three hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked three and struck out six and won his seventh game of the season.  David Robertson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two, Jonathan Holder pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts.  Aroldis Chapman was awful trying to close out the game, he gave up a hit and three runs with three walks and didn’t record an out.  Chasen Shreve recorded his first save of the season and he pitched a perfect inning. 

Steven Matz lost his eighth game of the season pitching five innings and giving up nine hits and five runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Tim Peterson pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run and he struck out one and Anthony Swarzak pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Aaron Hicks drew a walk, Judge had three hits and an RBI and Giancarlo Stanton had a hit.  Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI, Andujar had three hits and an RBI and Greg Bird had two hits and two RBI.  Brandon Drury had a hit, Austin Romine had a hit and two RBI and Andujar hit two doubles.  Bird and Judge hit a double and Gregorius hit a triple.  Judge hit a homerun and the Yankees were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Robertson committed an error. 

Brandon Nimmo had an RBI, Wilmer Flores had a hit and Michael Conforto had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Jose Bautista drew two walks, Kevin Plawecki drew a walk and Amed Rosario had three hits and an RBI.  Ty Kelly drew a walk, Jose Reyes had an RBI and drew a walk and Conforto hit a homerun.  The Mets were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Rosario had a stolen base and Nimmo committed an error. 

In the second Conforto hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Gregorius hit an RBI triple to tie the game at one.  Andujar hit an RBI double, Bird hit an RBI double and Romine hit an RBI single to make it 4-1 Yankees.  In the sixth Rosario hit an RBI single and Robertson committed a throwing error to allow a run to score cutting it to 4-3.  In the bottom of the sixth Bird hit an RBI single to push the lead to 5-3.  In the seventh Judge hit a solo homerun and it was 6-3 Yankees.  In the eighth Romine hit an RBI ground out to increase the lead to 7-3.  In the ninth Reyes drew an RBI walk, Nimmo was hit by a pitch and a run scored an Mesoraco hit into a double play and a run scored cutting the lead to 7-6.  The game would end with the Yankees winning 7-6. 

The two teams will play the rubber game of the three-game series on Sunday night.  Jacob deGrom will start for the Mets with Masahiro Tanaka going for the Yankees. 

New York Yankees lose to the New York Mets


The New York Yankees were defeated by the New York Mets on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-5.  Domingo German started for the Mets and didn’t pitch very well, Adam Warren wasn’t good in relief but rest of pen was.  The Yankees offense struggled with runners in scoring position. 

German pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  German lost his sixth game of the season.  Warren pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with three walks and two strikeouts, Chasen Shreve pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out one and Chad Green pitched an inning with a walk.  Jonathan Holder pitched an inning and struck out one and A.J. Cole pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched five innings giving up eight hits and a run with four strikeouts.  Syndergaard won his sixth game of the season.  Seth Lugo pitched two innings giving up four hits and two runs with two walks and two strikeouts and Robert Gsellman saved his fifth game of the season pitching two innings giving up two hits and two unearned runs with two walks and two strikeouts. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Aaron Judge had three hits and Didi Gregorius had three hits and an RBI.  Giancarlo Stanton had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Aaron Hicks had a hit and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit.  Greg Bird had a hit and drew a walk, Miguel Andujar had two hits and Neil Walker had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Walker and Gregorius each hit a double and the Yankees were 2-13 with runners in scoring position and left 14 men on base.  Stanton had an outfield assist. 

Brandon Nimmo had a hit and drew a walk, Yoenis Cespedes had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Asdrubal Cabrera had two hits and an RBI.  Wilmer Flores drew a walk, Michael Conforto had two hits and three RBI and Jose Bautista had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Devin Mesoraco had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Matt den Dekker drew a walk, Cabrera, Conforto, Bautista, Mesoraco and Nimmo each hit a double.  Cespedes hit a homerun and the Mets were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Rosario committed an error. 

In the first Cabrera hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 1-0 lead, Conforto hit an RBI double and Bautista hit an RBI double to push the lead to 3-0.  In the third Cespedes hit a solo homerun to make it 4-0.  In the bottom of the third Stanton hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 4-1.  In the fifth Conforto hit an RBI single and Mesoraco hit an RBI single to increase their lead to 6-1.  In the bottom of the sixth Walker hit a two-run double to cut the lead to 6-3.  In the bottom of the eighth Gregorius hit an RBI double and Stanton an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 6-5.  In the ninth Conforto hit a sac fly to push the lead to 7-5 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon.  Sonny Gray and Steven Matz make the start and German was optioned to AAA after the game with Luis Cessa taking his spot in the rotation. 

Friday, July 13, 2018

New York Mets double up the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals on Friday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-2.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Brandon Nimmo had three hits and Amed Rosario had two to lead the offense. 

Syndergaard won his fifth game of the season pitching five innings and giving up seven hits and a run.  He walked two and struck out three.  Seth Lugo pitched two innings walking two and striking out three and Robert Gsellman saved his fourth game of the season pitching two innings and giving up a hit and a run. 

Tanner Roark lost his 12th game of the season pitching five innings giving up eight hits and four runs.  He walked two and struck out five.  Justin Miller pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts, Matt Grace pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two and Shawn Kelley pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two. 

Nimmo had three hits, Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and drew two walks and Jose Bautista had a hit and an RBI.  Michael Conforto had a hit and drew a walk, Wilmer Flores had a hit and an RBI and Devin Mesoraco had a hit and an RBI.   Rosario had two hits and Syndergaard had a hit and an RBI.  Rosario hti a double and a triple and the Mets were 3-12 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Rosario had a stolen base. 

Adam Eaton had two hits, Juan Soto had a hit and Anthony Rendon had a hit.  Bryce Harper had a hit, Matt Adams had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks.  Daniel Murphy drew two walks, Roark had a hit and Wilmer Difo had a hit and an RBI.  Difo hit a double and Roark hit a triple.  Adams hit a homerun and the Nationals were 1-12 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Eaton had a stolen base. 

In the first Bautista hit an RBI single and Flores hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  Mesoraco hit an RBI single to push the lead to 3-0.  In the second Syndergaard hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 4-0.  In the third Difo hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 4-1 and in the eighth Adams hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-2 which would be the final score. 

New York Yankees fight back but fall just short in loss at Cleveland


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 6-5.  Domingo German started for the Yankees and he didn’t pitch very well.  Greg Bird and Tyler Wade each had two hits. 

German pitched four innings giving up five hits and six runs with four walks and six strikeouts.  German lost his fifth game of the season.  Jonathan Holder pitched two innings giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts and Chasen Shreve pitched two innings giving up two hits and a walk with three strikeouts. 

Shane Bieber won his fifth game of the season pitching seven innings giving up five hits and four runs with three of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out six.  Oliver Perez got out the only batter that he faced, Neil Ramirez pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Cody Allen saved his 19th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up two hits and a run with a walk. 

Brett Gardner had two RBI, Aaron Hicks drew a walk and Giancarlo Stanton had a hit and an RBI.  Bird had two hits, Miguel Andujar had a hit and drew a walk and Neil Walker had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Wade had two hits, Bird, Walker and Wade each hit a double and Stanton hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Judge was caught stealing. 

Francisco Lindor had a hit and drew two walks, Michael Brantley had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Jose Ramirez had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk.  Edwin Encarnacion drew two walks, Yonder Alonso had a hit and an RBI and Tyler Naquin had a hit.  Yan Gomes had a hit and an RBI, Gomes, Brantley and Lindor each hit a double.  Ramirez hit a triple and the Indians were 2-14 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Lindor had a stolen base and Gomes had a passed ball. 

In the first Ramirez hit an RBI ground out to give the Indians a 1-0 lead.  In the second Gomes hit an RBI double, Brantley hit a two-run double and it was 4-0 Indians.  In the fifth Walker hit an RBI double, a wild pitch and Gardner hit a sac fly to make it 4-3.  In the fifth Ramirez hit an RBI triple and Alonso hit an RBI single to make it 6-3.  In the eighth Gardner hit an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 6-4 and in the ninth Stanton hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 6-5 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams have split the first two of four games and will play game three on Saturday night. 

New York Yankees defeat the Cleveland Indians in battle of aces that doesn't live up to it


The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 7-4.  Luis Severino started for the Yankees and he wasn’t at his best.  The bullpen was great and Brett Gardner and Miguel Andujar each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Severino pitched five innings giving up nine this and four runs with a walk and a strikeout.  Adam Warren pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, David Robertson won his sixth game of the season pitching a perfect inning and Dellin Betances pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout.  Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning with a strikeout and he saved his 25th game of the season.

Corey Kluber pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up eight hits and six runs with two walks and nine strikeouts.  Kluber lost his fifth game of the season.  Oliver Perez pitched to one batter and got him out, Neil Ramirez pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Tyler Olson pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout.  Zach McAllister pitched to one batter and retired him. 

Gardner had two hits and three RBI, Aaron Judge had a hit and Didi Gregorius had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Giancarlo Stanton had a hit, Aaron Hicks had a hit and an RBI and Greg Bird had a hit and two RBI.  Andujar had two hits and drew a walk, Andujar, Bird, Judge and Hicks each hit a double and Gardner hit two homeruns and Gregorius hit a homerun.    The Yankees were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Hicks had a stolen base and Walker committed an error and Gardner had an outfield assist. 

Francisco Lindor had two hits, Michael Brantley had a hit and Jose Ramirez had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk.  Edwin Encarnacion had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Yonder Alonso had two hits and an RBI, Yan Gomes had a hit and Lindor hit a double.  Encarnacion and Ramirez each hit a homerun and the Indians were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Brantley had a stolen base and Ramirez was caught stealing.  Gomes committed an error. 

In the first Ramirez hit an RBI single, Encarnacion hit a solo homerun and it was 2-0 Indians.  In the third Gardner hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at two.  In the third Alonso hit an RBI single to give the Indians a 3-2 lead.  In the fourth Gregorius hit a solo homerun to tie the game at three.  Bird hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 4-3 lead.  In the fifth Ramirez hit a solo homerun to tie the game at four.  In the eighth Hicks hit an RBI double and Bird hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 6-4 lead.  In the ninth Gardner hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 7-4 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of four on Friday night. 
 

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