Saturday, July 26, 2014

The New York Mets lose to the Milwaukee Brewers

 

The New York Mets were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.  The game took place at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the final score was 5-2.  Jon Niese started and was ok, Carlos Torres was bad in relief.  Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and Chris Young each had two hits. 

Niese pitched five innings and gave up five hits and three runs.  He walked two and struck out four.  Torres pitched three innings and gave up three hits and two runs with three strikeouts. 

Wily Peralta pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with three walks and two strikeouts.  Peralta won his 12th game of the season.  Zach Duke pitched an inning walking one and struck out three, Jeremy Jeffress faced one batter and retired him and Will Smith pitched an inning and gave up a hit and struck out three.  Francisco Rodriguez saved his 30th game of the season pitching an inning and gave up a hit with two strikeouts. 

Granderson had two hits and an RBI, Daniel Murphy had two hits and drew a walk and David Wright drew a walk.  Lucas Duda had a hit and an RBI, C. Young had two hits and drew a walk and Niese drew a walk.  Eric Young Jr. had a hit, Granderson and Young Jr. each hit a double and C. Young hit two doubles.  Granderson hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Wright had a stolen base. 

Carlos Gomez had a hit, Jonathan  LuCroy had a hit and an RBI and Ryan Braun had two hits and an RBI.  Rickie Weeks had a hit and drew a walk, Khalil Davis had a hit and an RBI and Mark Reynolds had two hits and an RBI.  Jean Segura drew a walk, LuCroy and Davis each hit a double.  Reynolds hit a homerun and the Brewers were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Segura had a stolen base. 

In the third Duda hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  Granderson hit a solo homerun in the fifth to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the bottom of the fifth a run scored on a wild pitch, LuCroy hit an RBI double and Braun hit an RBI single to make it 3-2 Brewers.  Reynolds hit a solo homerun in the sixth to put the Brewers up 4-2.  In the eighth Davis hit an RBI single to make it 5-2 Brewers and that would be the final score.  The Mets have lost two out of the first three games and will play the fourth and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon. 

The New York Yankees drop one at home to the Toronto Blue Jays



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-4.  Chris Capuano started and pitched pretty well.  The bullpen wasn't great.  Derek Jeter and Carlos Beltran each had two hits. 

Capuano pitched six innings giving up two runs and five hits.  He walked four and struck out four.  Shawn Kelley pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout and he lost his third game of the season.  Matt Thornton pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and struck out two, Chase Whitley pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and a strikeout and Jeff Francis pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Drew Hutchison pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up five hits and two runs with three walks and seven strikeouts.  Hutchison won his seventh game of the season.  Aaron Loup pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and two walks with two strikeouts and Casey Janssen pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs.   

Jeter had two hits and drew a walk, Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and Beltran had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk.  Brian McCann had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit and Brian Roberts drew a walk.  Francisco Cervelli had a hit and drew a walk, McCann and Beltran each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. 

Jose Reyes drew a walk, Melky Cabrera had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Jose Bautista had a hit and drew two walks.  Dioner Navarro had three hits, Steve Tolleson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Dan Johnson had two hits and four RBI.  Colby Rasmus had a hit and drew a walk, Cabrera, Bautista and Navarro each hit a double.  Johnson hit a homerun and the Jays were 3-14 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. 

In the fourth McCann hit a two run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  Cabrera hit an RBI double in the fifth to cut the lead to 2-1.  Tolleson hit a sacrifice fly to tie the game at two.  In the seventh Johnson hit an RBI single to give the Jays a 3-2 lead.  Johnson hit a three run homerun in the ninth to push the Jays lead to 6-2.  In the bottom of the ninth Beltran hit a two run homerun to cut the lead to 6-4 and that would be the final score.  The teams have split the first two games of the series and will play the rubber game on Sunday afternoon. 

The New York Mets pull off a ninth inning rally to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers



The New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.  The game took place at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the final score was 3-2.  Zach Wheeler started for the Mets and pitched well and the bullpen was good.  Lucas Duda hit a two run homerun and David Wright had a big RBI hit in the ninth inning. 

Wheeler pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with one of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out nine.  Vic Black pitched to one batter and retired him, Carlos Torres won his fifth game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and striking out one and Jennry Mejia pitched an inning walking one and striking out the side.  Mejia saved his 14th game of the season. 

Yovani Gallardo pitched 7 2/3 innings giving up four hits and no runs with eight strikeouts.  Will Smith pitched to one batter and struck him out and Francisco Rodriguez blew his fourth save of the season and lost his fourth game.  He pitched an inning giving up four hits and three runs and struck out two. 

Daniel Murphy had three hits, Wright had two hits and an RBI and Duda had a hit and two RBI.  Travis d'Arnaud had a hit, Eric Campbell had a hit and Murphy hit a double.  Duda hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Murphy committed two errors. 

Carlos Gomez had two hits and an RBI, Rickie Weeks had a hit and drew a walk and Aramis Ramirez had an RBI.  Lyle Overbay had a hit and drew a walk, Matthew LuCroy drew a walk and Weeks hit a double.  Gomez hit a homerun and the Brewers were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

Ramirez grounded into a force out and a runs scored in the sixth.  The Brewers had a 1-0 lead and in the seventh Gomez hit a solo homerun to give them a 2-0 lead.  In the ninth Wright hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1 and Duda hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 3-2 lead which would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of three of their four game series on Saturday night. 

New York Yankees defeat the Toronto Blue Jays



The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-4.  Hiroki Kuroda started and was ok, the bullpen was great.  Chase Headley had three hits and Francisco Cervelli had two hits. 

Kuroda pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and four runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Kuroda picked up his seventh win of the season.  David Huff pitched a perfect inning, Shawn Kelley faced one batter and retired him and Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one.  David Robertson pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two.  Robertson picked up his 26th save of the season. 

Mark Buehrle lost his seventh game of the season pitching three innings and giving up nine hits and six runs.  He walked one and struck out two.  Todd Redmond pitched three innings giving up two hits and struck out four, Brett Cecil pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Dustin McGowan pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner had an RBI, Derek Jeter had a hit and Carlos Beltran had a hit and an RBI.  Brian McCann had two hits, Headley had three hits and Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk.  Brian Roberts had a hit and an RBI, Cervelli had two hits and Headley hit a double.  Beltran and Ichiro each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Headley was caught stealing and Cervelli had a passed ball. 

Jose Reyes had a hit, Kawasaki had a hit and Melky Cabrera had a hit.  Jose Bautista had three hits and four RBI, Dioner Navarro had a hit and Juan Francisco had a hit.  Ryan Goins had a hit, Anthony Gose had a hit and drew a walk and Bautista hit a double and two homeruns.  The Blue Jays were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Navarro had a pick off. 

In the first the Blue Jays took a 3-0 lead on a Bautista homerun.  The Yankees came back with two in the second to cut the lead to 3-2.  Roberts hit an RBI single and Gardner hit a sacrifice fly.  In the third Bautista hit a solo homerun to give the Jays a 4-2 lead.  The Yankees came right back with four runs in the bottom of the third.  Beltran hit a solo homerun and Suzuki hit a three run homerun to give the Yankees a 6-4 lead.  6-4 would be the final score, after all the early scoring it tightened up in the later innings.  The Yankees have won seven of eight on their current ten game homestand.  The Blue Jays have lost 13 straight at Yankee Stadium and the two teams will play game two of their series on Saturday afternoon. 

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The New York Yankees win the series over the Texas Rangers



The New York Yankees defeated the Texas Rangers on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-2.  Brandon McCarthy started for the Yankees and pitched well, the bullpen was pretty good.  The offense only managed six hits but it was enough. 

McCarthy pitched six innings giving up four hits and a run with two walks and five strikeouts.  McCarthy earned his fifth win of the season.  Adam Warren pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run, Matt Thornton threw one pitch and retired the only batter that he faced and Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  David Robertson saved his 25th game of the season pitched a scoreless inning.  He walked one and struck out two. 

Colby Lewis lost his eighth game of the season pitching 6 1/3 innings and giving up four hits and three runs.  He walked three and struck out two.  Ryan Feierabend pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts and Roman Mendez pitched 2/3 of an inning. 

Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk, Brett Gardner had a hit and an RBI and Carlos Beltran had a hit and drew a walk.  Brian McCann had a hit and an RBI, Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI and Ichiro Suzuki had a hit and drew a walk.  Francisco Cervelli had a hit and an RBI, Gardner, Cervelli and McCann each hit a double.  The Yankees were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Ellsbury had a stolen base. 

Shin-Soo Choo had a hit and drew a walk, Elvis Andrus had a hit and an RBI and Jim Adduci drew a walk.  J.P. Arencibia had a hit and an RBI, Leonys Martin drew a walk and Rougned Odor had two hits.  Odor hit a double, Arencibia hit a homerun and the Rangers were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the third Andrus hit an RBI single and the Rangers took a 1-0 lead.  The Yankees tied the game in the fourth on a Headley RBI single.  The Yankees took the lead in the fifth inning on a Cervelli RBI double and a Gardner sacrifice fly.  They had a 3-1 lead which got trimmed to 3-2 on an Arencibia solo homerun in the seventh inning.  The Yankees had a 3-2 lead and added an insurance run in the eighth on a McCann RBI double.  The Yankees took a 4-2 lead and that would be the final score.  The Yankees took three out of four in the series and have won six of seven on the homestand.  They will now start a three game series at home against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. 
 

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