Wednesday, March 20, 2019

New York Yankees lose a close one to the Houston Astros


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Houston Astros on Wednesday afternoon.  The game took place at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida and the final score was 2-1.  Jonathan Holder started for the Yankees as the opener and pitched well.  Luke Voit had two hits to lead the offense. 

Holder pitched two innings giving up no hits or runs with a walk.  Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched three innings giving up four hits and an unearned run with three strikeouts, Joe Harvey pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with three strikeouts and Rex Brothers pitched an inning with three walks and two strikeouts. 

Gleyber Torres had a hit and drew two walks, Voit had two hits and Greg Bird drew a walk.  Zack Zehner drew a walk, Gary Sanchez had a hit and an RBI and Thairo Estrada drew a walk.  Sanchez hit a double and the Yankees were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Voit had a stolen base.  Clint Frazier and Miguel Andujar each committed an error. 

In the first Sanchez hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth Springer lined out and a run scored on a throwing error by Andujar to tie the game at one.  IN the sixth Carlos Correa hit a solo homerun giving the Astros a 2-1 lead and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees will take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Florida on Thursday afternoon. 

The New York Yankees defeat the Tampa Bay Rays


The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday.  The game took place at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida and the final score was 6-2.  Chad Green started for the Yankees as the opener and did ok.  Luis Cessa was great out of the bullpen.  Gary Sanchez had two hits and two RBI to lead the offense. 

Green pitched one inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout.  Cessa pitched four innings giving up two hits and no runs and he struck out five, Zack Britton pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts and Danny Coulombe pitched two innings giving up two hits and a walk with two strikeouts.  David Sosebee pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two walks. 

Brett Gardner drew a walk, Jeff Hendrix drew a walk and Aaron Judge had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Billy Burns had two hits and an RBI, Giancarlo Stanton had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Sanchez had two hits and two RBI.  Greg Bird had a hit and an RBI, Gleyber Torres drew a walk and Stanton hit a double.  Sanchez hit two doubles and Bird hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Burns and Gardner each had a stolen base and Torres had two stolen bases.  Judge committed an error. 

In the first Michael Perez hit an RBI single to give the Rays a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Sanchez hit an RBI double to tie the game at one.  In the third Judge hit an RBI single, Stanton hit an RBI double and Sanchez hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 4-1 lead.  In the fourth Burns hit an RBI single to push the Yankees lead to 5-1.  In the fifth Bird hit a solo homerun and the lead was 6-1.  In the ninth Mac James hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-2 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees will take on the Houston Astros on Wednesday afternoon in West Palm Beach. 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

New York Mets fall just short of the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Monday.  The game took place at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 6-5.  Jeurys Familia started and pitched a good inning.  Brandon Nimmo led the offense with two hits. 

Familia pitched one inning with two strikeouts, Kyle Dowdy pitched three innings giving up three hits and two walks with two strikeouts and Luis Avilan pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with three strikeouts.  Tim Peterson pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout, Daniel Zamora pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and Zach Lee pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Nimmo had two hits, Rajai Davis had a hit and Robinson Cano had a hit.  Peter Alonso had a hit, Michael Conforto had a hit and two RBI and Dominic Smith had a hit and an RBI.  Tomas Nido drew a walk, Devin Mesoraco had a hit and Luis Guillorme drew a walk.  Adeiny Hechavarria had an RBI and Will Toffey had a hit.  Mesoraco hit a double, Conforto hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.   Toffey was caught stealing and Nimmo had an outfield assist. 

In the first Conforto hit a two-run homerun giving the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the fifth Wilmer Difo hit an RBI triple to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the seventh Spencer Kieboom hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the seventh Hechavarria hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 3-2 lead.  In the eighth Tres Barrera hit an RBI single, Armond Upshaw hit an RBI single and Kieboom hit a two-run single giving the Nationals a 6-3 lead.  In the eighth Smith reached on a fielding error to cut the lead to 6-5 but that would be the final score. 

New York Yankees defeat the Atlanta Braves


The New York Yankees defeated the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.  The game took place at Champion Stadium in Orlando, Florida and the final score was 7-4.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and pitched well.  Aaron Judge hit a two-run triple, Austin Romine had three hits and Ryan Lavarnway had a couple of hits. 

Tanaka pitched five innings giving up two hits and a run with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Adam Ottavino pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts, Stephen Tarpley pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he had a strikeout and Phillip Diehl pitched an inning giving up two hits and a walk with three strikeouts.  Daniel Alvarez pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Judge had a hit and two RBI and Giancarlo Stanton drew a walk.  Luke Voit had a hit and an RBI, DJ LeMahieuu had a hit and drew a walk and Gosuke Katoh drew a walk.  Romine had three hits and two RBI, Tyler Wade had a hit and Gio Urshela drew a walk.  Lavarnway had two hits and two RBI.  Lavarnway and Wade each hit a double, Judge hit a triple and Voit hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Urshela and Wade each had a stolen base.  Olivares had an outfield assist and Diaz had a passed ball. 

In the second Voit hit a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  Lavarnway hit a two-run single to push the lead to 3-0.  In the fourth Nick Markakis hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 3-1.  In the fifth Judge hit a two-run triple extending the lead to 5-1 and Romine hit a two-run single to make it a 7-1 game.  In the sixth Charlie Culberson hit an RBI single, Dansby Swanson hit a two-run single and the lead was cut to 7-4.  7-4 would be the final score. 

The Yankees improved their spring record to 14-6 and they will take on the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday afternoon.  The Yankees have won eight games in a row.   

Monday, March 18, 2019

New York Mets are doubled up by the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Sunday.  The game took place at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida and the final score was 10-5.  Hector Santiago started for the Mets and was horrible.  Robinson Cano had two hits to lead the offense. 

Santiago pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up seven hits and six runs with a strikeout.  Casey Coleman pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out two, Ryan O’Rourke pitched two innings giving up two hits and he struck out two and Tyler Bashlor pitched two innings giving up four hits and a run.  Ryley Gilliam pitched an inning giving up three hits and three runs. 

Brandon Nimmo had a hit and an RBI, Peter Alonso had a hit and two RBI and Cano had two hits and drew a walk.  J.D. Davis had a hit, Michael Conforto had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Jeff McNeil had a hit.  Amed Rosario drew a walk, Devin Mesoraco had ah it and Keon Broxton had a hit.  Cano and Davis each hit a double and Conforto and Alonso each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the first Juan Soto hit a two-run homerun, Wilmer Difo hit a three-run double and Adrian Sanchez hit an RBI single to make it 6-0 Nationals.  In the fourth Conforto hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 6-2.  In the fifth Nimmo hit an RBI single to make it a 6-3 game.  In the sixth Matt Adams hit an RBI double to push the lead to 7-3.  In the seventh Alonso hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 7-5.  In the eighth Hunter Jones hit an RBI ground out and Tyler Goeddel hit a two-run homerun to extend the lead to 10-5 and that was the final score. 

The Mets will take on the Washington Nationals again on Monday at home in Port St. Lucie. 
 

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