Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Masahiro Tanaka gets through final tune up as the New York Yankees lose



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Minnesota Twins by the score of 3-1 on Tuesday afternoon.  The game took place in Fort Myers, Florida.  Tanaka made the start and didn't pitch very well but the important thing is that he is healthy and ready to go for Opening Day.  Ramon Flores had two hits to lead the Yankees offense. 

Tanaka pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs.   He didn't walk a batter and he struck out one.  Tanaka lost his second game of the spring.  Chris Martin pitched two perfect innings with three strikeouts, Branden Pineder pitched to two batters and retired them both and Danny Burawa pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Tyler Dugas had a hit and Fiorito had a hit.  Chris Young had a hit, Eddy Rodriguez drew a walk and Rob Refsnyder had a hit and drew a walk.  Flores had two hits and an RBI, The Yankees were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Gardner was picked off and Refsnyder and Nick Noonan each committed an error. 

In the third Chris Hermann had an RBI single to give the Twins a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Flores had an RBI single to tie the game at one.  Eric Fryer hit an RBI single in the fourth to give the Twins a 2-1 lead.  In the fifth Eduardo Escobar hit a solo homerun to give the Twins a 3-1 lead and that was the final score. 

The Yankees will take on the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

New York Yankees shutout the Houston Astros



The New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros by the score of 7-0 on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida.  Nathan Eovaldi started and pitched very well.  Chase Headley had three hits and three RBI to lead the offense.  Rob Refsnyder had a couple of hits. 

Eovaldi pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up three hits and no runs with no walks and five strikeouts.  Eovaldi picked up his first win of the spring, Chase Whitley struck out the only batter that he faced, Esmil Rogers pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up no hits and no runs and he struck out two and Chasen Shreve pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk.  Jose Ramirez pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out two. 

Brendan Ryan had a hit, Headley had three hits and three RBI and Eric Jagielo drew a walk.  John Ryan Murphy had a hit, Alex Rodriguez had a hit and drew a walk and Aaron Judge drew a walk.  Stephen Drew had a hit, Cole Figueroa had a hit and Refsnyder had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Ramon Flores drew a walk, Slade Heathcott had a hit, and an RBI, Mason Williams drew a walk and Jonathan Galvez drew a walk.  Murphy, Headley and Drew each hit a double and Refsnyder hit two doubles.  Headley hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-15 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  Refsnyder and Flores each had a stolen base and Ryan was caught stealing. 

In the third Headley hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Heathcott hit an RBI single to give them a 2-0 lead and a wild pitch made it 3-0 Yankees.  In the sixth Refsnyder hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 4-0 lead and Headley hit a two run single to make it a 6-0 game.  Murphy reached on a fielding error in the sixth and a run scored to make it 7-0 Yankees which was the final score. 

The Yankees will travel to Fort Myers, Florida on Tuesday afternoon to take on the Minnesota Twins.  They have the day off on Monday. 

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The New York Mets defeat the Washington Nationals



The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals by the score of 8-3 on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  Matt Bowman started and pitched well, the bullpen was good except Jeurys Familia who had a rough outing.  Matt den Dekker and Matt Reynolds had a couple of hits to lead the offense. 

Bowman pitched five innings giving up  two hits and no runs.  He walked one and struck out four.  Familia pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up four hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout, Buddy Carlyle pitched to one batter and struck him out and Jennry Mejia pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one.  Mejia picked up his first win of the spring, Dario Alvarez pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Erik Goeddel pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts. 

Juan Lagares had a hit and an RBI, den Dekker had two hits and two RBI and Wilmer Flores had a hit and drew a walk.  Kirk Nieuwenhuis drew a walk, Lucas Duda drew a walk and Dominic Smith drew a walk.  John Mayberry Jr. had a hit, Cory Vaughn drew a walk and Eric Campbell had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Ruben Tejada had a hit and drew a walk, Anthony Recker had an RBI and Johnny Monell had a hit.  Cesar Puello had a hit, Bowman had a hit and Reynolds had two hits and three RBI.  Campbell, Reynolds and Monell each hit a double, Reynolds, Lagares and den Dekker each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base. 

In the sixth Campbell hit an RBI double giving the Mets a 1-0 lead.  The Nationals came right back in the bottom of the sixth.  Michael Taylor hit an RBI double to tie the game and Clint Robinson hit an RBI double to give the Nationals a 2-1 lead.  Ryan Zimmerman hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 3-1.  In the seventh Reynolds hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-2 and Lagares hit a solo homerun to tie the game at three.  In the eighth Recker hit a sacrifice fly, Reynolds hit an RBI double and den Dekker hit a two run homerun to make it 7-3 Mets.  In the ninth Reynolds hit a sacrifice fly to make it 8-3 and that was the final score. 

The Mets will take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida on Friday afternoon. 

The New York Yankees wipe out the Philadelphia Phillies



The New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 10-0 on Friday afternoon.  The game took place in Clearwater, Florida.  Michael Pineda started for the Yankees and pitched very well.  The game only lasted six innings because of rain.  Brendan Ryan had a couple of hits and Stephen Drew had three hits to lead the offense. 

Pineda pitched five innings giving up five hits and no runs.  He didn't walk a batter and he struck out five.  He recorded his second win of the spring. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit, Carlos Beltran had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and drew a walk.  Eddy Rodriguez had a hit, Kyle Higashioka had a hit and Drew had three hits and two RBI.  Rob Refsnyder drew a walk, Chris Young had a hit and two RBI and Tyler Austin had a hit and three RBI.  Ryan had two hits, Drew, Young and Austin each hit a double and Ryan hit two doubles.  The Yankees were 7-15 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the fifth a passed ball gave the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  Beltran hit an RBI single, Teixeira hit an RBI single and Drew hit a two run single and it was 5-0 Yankees.  Young hit a two run double to make it 7-0 with all the runs coming in the fifth inning.  In the sixth Austin hit a three run double to make it 10-0 and then the game ended with rain. 

The Yankees will take on the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon from George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida.  CC Sabathia was going to start but he will pitch in a minor league game and Scott Baker will be making the start.   

The New York Yankees lose to the Tampa Bay Rays



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Tampa Bay Rays by the score of 6-5 on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place in Port Charlotte, Florida.  Adam Warren started and he threw a lot of pitches but limited the damage.  The bullpen wasn't very good.  Didi Gregorius led the offense with a couple of hits. 

Warren pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up four hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts.  Jose Ramirez pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with a walk, Chris Martin pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with three strikeouts and Danny Burawa pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout.  Tyler Webb pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts. 

Gregorius had two hit and an RBI, Jake Cave had a hit and an RBI and Brendan Ryan drew a walk.  John Ryan Murphy had a hit, Rob Refsnyder had a hit and drew a walk and Slade Heathcott had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Ramon Flores had two hits and two RBI, Cole Figueroa had a hit and Heathcott, Flores, Gregorius and Refsnyder each hit a double.  The Yankees were 3-13 with runners in scoring position and left six  men on base.  Cave had a stolen base, Refsnyder committed an error and Young had an outfield assist. 

In the second Heathcott hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the second Evan Longoria hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one.  Flores hit a two run double in the fourth and it was 3-1 Yankees.  In the fifth Brandon Guyer hit an RBI single and Asdrubal Cabrera hit an RBI single to tie the game at three.  Desmond Jennings hit a solo homerun in the sixth and a wild pitch gave the Rays a 5-3 lead.  Gregorious hit an RBI double in the seventh to cut the lead to 5-4.  In the bottom of the seventh Jake Elmore hit a sacrifice fly to increase the Rays lead to 6-4.  In the ninth Cave hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-5 but that would be the final score. 

The Yankees will take on the Philadelphia Phillies in Clearwater on Friday afternoon. 
 

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