Monday, August 3, 2015

The New York Mets complete a three game sweep of the Washington Nationals



The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals on Sunday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-2.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and pitched really well.  Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Syndergaard pitched eight innings giving up seven htis and two runs with nine strikeouts.  He won his sixth game of the season.  Tyler Clippard saved his 18th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit. 

Jordan Zimmerman pitched six innings giving up six hits and five runs with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Zimmerman lost his seventh game of the season.  Felipe Rivero pitched two innings giving up two hits and he struck out two. 

Curtis Granderson had a hit and two RBI, Murphy had two hits and an RBI and Yoenis Cespedes ahd a hit.  Duda had two hits and two RBI, Wilmer Flores had a hit and Kevin Plawecki had a hit and drew two walks.  Flores hit a double and Granderson, Murphy and Duda each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the first on a replay review Rendon hit a solo  homerun to give the Nationals a 1-0 lead.  In the third Granderson hit a two run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  Murphy hit a solo homerun making it back-to-back homeruns and a 3-1 lead.  Duda hit a two run homerun to extend the lead to 5-1.  In the sixth Escobar hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 5-2 Mets and that would be the final score.  The Mets swept the three game series and will head to Miami for a three game series beginning on Monday night.  They are now tied for first place with the Nationals. 

Sunday, August 2, 2015

The New York Yankees end long road trip with a victory in Chicago



The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 12-3.  Ivan Nova started and pitched well and Chase Headley and Didi Gregorius each had two hits and Stephen Drew had three hits. 

Nova pitched six innings giving up five hits and a run.  He walked two and struck out seven and earned his fourth win of the season.  Chasen Shreve pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a strikeout, Branden Pinder pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out one and Andrew Miller pitched a perfect inning. 

Jeff Samardzija lost his sixth game of the season ptiching 4 2/3 innings and giving up eight hits and nine runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  Scott Carroll pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up three hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out six. 

Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk, Brett Gardner had a hit and two RBI and Alex Rodriguez drew a walk.  Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and Carlos Beltran drew a walk.  Headley had two hits, Gregorius had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Drew had three hits and four RBI.  Drew and Headley each hit a double and Drew hit a triple.  Ellsbury and Teixeira each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 6-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  McCann committed an error and Nova had a pickoff. 

Adam Eaton had two hits and drew a walk, Jose Abreu had a hit and Melky Cabrera had two hits and an RBI.  Avasail Garcia had a hit, Adam LaRoche had a hit and Alexei Ramirez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Geovany Soto had a hit and an RBI, Eaton hit a double and Ramirez and Soto each hit a homerun.  The White Sox were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Eaton had a stolen base and Ramirez was caught stealing.  Sanchez committed an error. 

In the first Ellsbury led off the game with a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Gregorius hit a two run single making it a 3-0 game.  Ellsbury hit a sac fly to make it 4-0 and Gardner hti a two run single to make it 6-0 Yankees.  In the fifth Teixeira hit a solo homerun making it 7-0 Yankees.  In the fifth Drew hit a two run double to increase the Yankees lead to 9-0.  The White Sox got on the board in the sixth with an RBI single by Cabrera to cut the lead to 9-1.  Drew hit a two run triple in the seventh to push the lead to 11-1.  Ellsbury hit an RBI ground out to make it 12-1 Yankees.  Ramirez and Soto each hit a solo homerun in the seventh to make it 12-3 and that was the final score.  The Yankees will have the day off on Monday before returning home on Tuesday night to begin a series against the Boston Red Sox.  The Yankees finished their ten game road trip with a 6-4 record. 

The New York Yankees are taken down in Chicago



The New  York Yankees were defeated by the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.  The game took place at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 8-2 White Sox.  Bryan Mitchell started and he wasn't very good and Diego Moreno out of the pen was bad.  The Yankees offense didn't do much, Brian McCann hit a homerun. 

Mitchell pitched four innings giving up seven hits and four runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Mitchell lost his first game of the season.   Moreno pitched three innings giving up four hits and four runs with a walk and Nick Rumbelow pitched a perfect inning.  

John Danks won his sixth game of the season pitching 5 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with four walks and eight strikeouts.  Jake Petricka pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Zach Duke pitched to two batters and retired them both and Zach Putnam pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk, Alex Rodriguez drew a walk and Mark Teixeira drew a walk.  Chris Young drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk and John Ryan Murphy had a hit.  McCann had a hit and an RBI and Brendan Ryan had a hit.  Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI, Murphy hit a double and McCann hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Adam Eaton had two hits and drew a walk, Tyler Saladino had a hit and an RBI and Jose Abreu had a hit and an RBI.  Melky Cabrera had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk, Avisail Garcia had a hit and Adam Laroche drew a walk.  Alexei Ramirez had two hits and two RBI, Tyler Flowers had two hits and Abreu, Flowers and Ramirez each hit a double.  Ramirez and Cabrera each hit a homerun and the White Sox were 3-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Saladino had a stolen base. 

In the first Abreu hit an RBI double to give the White Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the second Ramirez hit a solo homerun to make it 2-0 White Sox.  In the third Gregorius was robbed of a three run homerun but it was a sac fly to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the fifth Saldino hit an RBI single making it 3-1 and Cabrera hit a three run homerun to extend the lead to 6-1.  In the seventh Ramirez hit an RBI double to make it 7-1 White Sox.  A wild pitch made it 8-1 and McCann hit a solo homerun in the ninth to make it 8-2 which was the final score.  The two teams will play game three which will be the rubber game of the series.  The Yankees will also be looking to finish their ten game road trip with a winning record.  They are 5-4 currently on the road trip. 

The New York Yankees offense erupts in Chicago for big victory



The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.  The game took place at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 13-6.  Nathan Eovaldi started and pitched pretty well.  Mark Teixeira led the offense with three hits and six RBI but a lot of guys had multi hit games. 

Eovaldi pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs.  He walked three and struck out five and earned his 11th win of the season.  Adam Warren pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs and he struck out four and Nick Goody pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Carlos Rodon lost his fourth game of the season pitching three innings and giving up eight hits and eight runs with four walks and four strikeouts.  Matt Albers pitched an inning giving up four hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout, Dan Jennings pitched two innings giving up four hits and two runs with two walks and two strikeouts and Daniel Webb pitched two innings giving up two hits and two walks with a strikeout.  Adam LaRoche pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Chris Young had two hits and drew a walk and Alex Rodriguez had two hits, an RBI and drew three walks.  Teixeira had three hits, six RBI and drew two walks, Carlos Beltran had three hits and an RBI.  Chase Headley had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, John Ryan Murphy had two hits and drew a walk and Brendan Ryan had three hits and an RBI.  Didi Gregorius had an RBI, Rodriguez, Young, Teixeira each hit a double and Beltran hit two doubles.  Ryan and Murphy also each hit a double and Teixeira hit two homeruns.  The Yankees were 6-18 with runners in scoring position and left 13 men on base. 

Adam Eaton had two hits and drew a walk, Saladino had a hit and Jose Abreu had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Gordon Beckham had a hit, Melky Cabrera had a hit and an RBI and Shuck had a hit and an RBI.  LaRoche had four hits and an RBI, Alexei Ramirez had a hit and Soto drew a walk.  Sanchez had a hit, Eaton, LaRoche, Sanchez and Beckham each hit a double.  Shuck hit a triple and Abreu hit a homerun and the White Sox were 4-16 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  Eaton had a stolen base. 

In the first Beltran hit an RBI double giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the second Rodriguez hit an RBI single to make it 2-0.  Teixeira hit a grand slam and it was 6-0 Yankees.  In the third Abreu hit a two run homerun to make it a 6-2 game.  In the fourth a wild pitch made it 7-2.  Teixeira hit a two run homerun to make it 9-2, Ryan hit an RBI single and Gregorius hit a sac fly to make it a 11-2 game.  In the fifth Headley hit an RBI single to make it 12-2 Yankees.  In the fifth Cabrera hit an RBI single to make it a 12-3 game.  In the sixth Ellsbury hit an RBI single to push the lead to 13-3.  Shuck hit an RBI triple in the seventh to make it 13-4.  A wild pitch made it 13-5 and in the ninth LaRoche hit an RBI single to make it 13-6 which was the final score.  The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday night.   

Saturday, August 1, 2015

The New York Mets win their second straight over the Washington Nationals



The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 3-2 Mets.  Jacob deGrom started and battled through the game.  The Mets bullpen was good and Lucas Duda led the offense with two homeruns and three RBI. 

deGrom pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and seven strikeouts.  Bobby Parnell pitched an inning giving up a hit, Hansel Robles pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and he picked up his third win of the season and Jeurys Familia picked up his 28th save of the season.  Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Joe Ross pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with a walk and six strikeouts.  Casey Janssen pitched 2/3 of an inning walking one, Matt Thornton lost his first game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up two hits and a run with a walk and Aaron Barrett pitched to two batters and retired them both including a strikeout. 

Curtis Granderson had a hit, Yoenis Cespedes drew a walk and it was intentional and Duda had three hits, three RBI and drew a walk.  Kelly Johnson had two hits, Juan Uribe drew a walk and Johnson, Granderson and Duda each hit a double.  Duda hit two homeruns and the Mets were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Yunel Escobar had two hits, Bryce Harper had two hits and Ryan Zimmerman had a hit.  Jayson Werth drew a walk, Ian Desmond had a hit and two RBI and Ross had a hit.  The Nationals were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

In the first Desmond hit a two run single giving the Nationals a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Duda hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 2-1 Nationals.  In the seventh Duda tied the game at two with a solo homerun.  In the eighth Duda hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 3-2 lead and that would be the final score.  The Mets have won the first two of the three game series and are one game out in the NL East with a chance to tie the Nationals tomorrow with a victory.   
 

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