Sunday, August 31, 2014

The New York Mets are handled by the Philadelphia Phillies



The New York Mets were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-2.  Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and didn't pitch very well.  Matt den Dekker had two hits to lead the offense who only managed five hits. 

Colon pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and six runs.  He didn't walk a batter and he struck out two and lost his 11th game of the season.  Buddy Carlyle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Dana Eveland pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts and Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with two walks and two strikeouts. 

Jerome Williams won his fifth game of the season pitching 6 1/3 innings and giving up four hits and two runs with three walks and three strikeouts.  Justin De Fratus pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout, Antonio Bastardo pitched to one batter and struck him out and Ken Giles pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  Jonathan Papelbon pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Juan Lagares had an RBI and drew a walk, David Wright drew two walks and Lucas Duda had a hit.  den Dekker had two hits, Delson Herrera had a hit and drew a walk.  Wilmer Flores had a hit and an RBI, the Mets were 2-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Ben Revere had a hit, Jimmy Rollins had two hits and drew a walk and Chase Utley had a hit.  Ryan Howard had a hit and three RBI, Marlon Byrd had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Dominick Brown had a hit and an RBI.  Carlos Ruiz had two hits and an RBI, Cody Asche had three hits and an RBI and Grady Sizemore drew a walk.  Asche, Rollins and Ruiz each hit a double and Byrd hit a homerun.  The Phillies were 5-15 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Rollins had a stolen base. 

In the fifth Byrd hit a solo homerun to give the Phillies a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Howard hit a two run single, Brown hit an RBI single, Ruiz hit an RBI single and Asche hit an RBI single to give the Phillies a 6-0 lead.  In the seventh Flores hit an RBI single and Lagares drew an RBI walk to cut the lead to 6-2.  The Phillies added a run in the ninth on a Howard sacrifice fly to make it 7-2 and that was the final score.  The two teams will play the rubber game of the three game series on Sunday afternoon. 

The New York Yankees lose in Toronto as they are one hit



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 2-0.  Michael Pineda started for the Yankees and pitched well but the Yankees offense couldn't do anything. 

Pineda pitched six+ innings giving up two runs on seven hits.  He didn't walk a batter and struck out three and picked up his third loss of the season.  Shawn Kelley pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and David Huff walked one in one inning. 

Drew Hutchison pitched seven shutout innings giving up one hit.  He walked two and struck out nine and also hit two batters.  Aaron Sanchez pitched two perfect innings for his first major league save.  He struck out three batters. 

Mark Teixeira got the Yankees only hit.  Carlos Beltran and Stephen Drew each drew a walk and Teixeira hit a double.  The Yankees were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

Jose Reyes had a hit, Melky Cabrera had a hit and Jose Bautista had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Adam Lind had a hit, Edward Encarnacion had a hit and Dioner Navarro had a hit.  Danny Valencia had a hit, Lind and Navarro each hit a double and Bautista hit a homerun.  The Blue Jays were 1-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Reyes had a stolen base. 

In the first inning Bautista hit a two run homerun and that was all the scoring in the game.  The Yankees best chance was in the fourth inning when they left the bases loaded.  The two teams have split the first two games of the series and will play the rubber game on Sunday afternoon. 

Saturday, August 30, 2014

The New York Yankees rally and beat the Toronto Blue Jays



The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 6-3.  Chris Capuano started for the Yankees and pitched well and the bullpen was very good.  Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits and two RBI and Martin Prado had two hits. 

Capuano pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up eight hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked one and struck out four and won his second game of the season.  Adam Warren pitched 1 1/3 innings striking out one, Josh Outman faced one batter and gave up a hit and David Robertson pitched 1 1/3 innings to pick up his 35th save of the season.  He had a strikeout and no walks. 

Mark Buehrle lost his ninth game of the season pitching six innings and giving up seven hits and four runs.  He walked one and struck out four.  Aaron Loup pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with two walks and two strikeouts, Brett Cecil pitched to one batter and retired him and Josh McGowan pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Ellsbury had two hits and two RBI, Derek Jeter had a hit and Prado had two hits.  Brian McCann had a hit, Carlos Beltran drew two walks and Brett Gardner had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, Stephen Drew had a hit and Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI.  Drew, McCann and Gardner each hit a double and Ellsbury hit a triple and a homerun.  Headley also added a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Jeter and Gardner each committed an error. 

Melky Cabrera had an RBI, Jose Bautista had a hit and an RBI and Dioner Navarro had three hits.  Kawasaki had a hit, Colby Rasmus had two hits and drew a walk and Pillar had two hits and an RBI.  Navarro, Rasmus and Pillar each hit a double.  Bautista hit a homerun and the Blue Jays were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Tolleson and Navarro each commited an error. 

Bautista hit a solo homerun in the fourth to give the Jays a 1-0 lead.  In the seventh Gardner hit a two run double, a throwing error allowed another run to score and Ellsbury hit a two run homerun.  The Yankees had a 5-1 lead.  Pillar hit an RBI double in the seventh and Cabrera hit a sacrifice fly to make it a 5-3 game.  The Yankees added another run on a Headley solo homerun in the ninth to make it 6-3.  6-3 was the final score.  The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon.   

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The New York Yankees lose a tough one in Detroit



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan and the final score was 3-2.  Hiroki Kuroda started and pitched well and the offense didn't do that much against a rookie pitcher making his major league debut.  They had a lot of hard hit balls and near misses but they still didn't produce as much as they would of liked. 

Kuroda pitched seven innings giving up four hits and two runs.  He walked one and struck out four.  Dellin Betances pitched an inning walking one and striking out two and Shawn Kelley pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run.  He walked one and struck out two. 

Kyle Lobstein pitched six innings giving up four hits and two runs with only one of them being earned.  He walked one and struck out none.  Blaine Hardy pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings with a strikeout, Joba Chamberlain pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and striking out one and Phil Coke won his second game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up a hit and striking out one. 

Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and an RBI, Martin Prado had a hit and Mark Teixeira drew two walks.  Carlos Beltran had two hits, Brian McCann had an RBI and Zelous Wheeler had a hit.  Beltran hit a double and the Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Rajai Davis had two hits and an RBI, Ian Kinsler drew a walk and Victor Martinez had a hit.  J.D. Martinez drew a walk, Nick Castellanos had a hit and Don Kelly had a hit and drew a walk.  Alex Avila had a hit and two RBI, V. Martinez hit a double and  the Tigers were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Kinsler had a stolen base and Castellanos committed an error. 

In the second Avila hit a sacrifice fly giving the Tigers a 1-0 lead.  The Yankees tied the game in the third on an Ellsbury RBI single.  McCann hit an RBI groundout in the fourth to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  Davis hit an RBI single in the fifth to tie the game at two.  In the ninth Avila hit a walk-off RBI single and the Tigers won the game 3-2.  The Yankees lost two out of three in the series and will now head to Toronto for a three game series beginning on Friday night. 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The New York Yankees win streak ends at five in Detroit



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan and the final score was 5-2.  Brandon McCarthy wasn't sharp and the Yankees offense was Jacoby Ellsbury who had three hits including two homeruns.

McCarthy pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and five runs.  He walked two and struck out five and lost his 13th game of the season.  Esmil Rogers pitched 1 2/3 innings striking out three. 

Rick Porcello won his 15th game of the season pitching eight innings and giving up two runs.  He gave up nine hits and no walks with two strikeouts.  Joe Nathan earned his 28th save of the season pitching a 1-2-3 inning.  Nathan had one strikeout. 

Ellsbury had three hits and two RBI, Derek Jeter had two hits and Brian McCann had a hit.  Carlos Beltran had two hits, Ichiro Suzuki had a hit and Ellsbury hit two homeruns.  The Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  

Tori Hunter had two hits and an RBI, Miguel Cabrera had a hit and Victor Martinez had a hit.  J.D. Martinez had three hits and an RBI, Nick Castellanos had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Rajai Davis had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Hunter, Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and Davis each hit a double.  The Tigers were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the first Davis had an RBI walk to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead.  In the third J.D. Martinez hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 2-0.  Ellsbury hit a solo homerun in the fifth to cut the lead to 2-1 and that would be as close as the Yankees would get.  In the sixth Castellanos hit an RBI single to make it 3-1 and Avila grounded into a double play with another run scoring to make it 4-1.  The Tigers added a fifth run in the seventh on a Hunter RBI single.  Ellsbury hit another solo homerun in the eighth to make it 5-2.  The Yankees win streak comes to an end at five.  The two teams will play game two of their three game series on Wednesday night. 
 

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