Saturday, July 23, 2016

The New York Mets begin a big sereis with the Miami Marlins with a victory



The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Friday night.  The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 5-3.  Verrett started for the Mets and pitched pretty well as well as the bullpen.  Jose Reyes led the offense with three hits. 

Verrett pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Hansel Robles won his fifth game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out one and won his fifth game of the season.  Addison Reed pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run and he saved his 34th game of the season. 

Adam Conley pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  David Phelps pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk, Kyle Barraclough pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out two and Fernando Rodney pitched an inning giving up  a hit and two runs with two strikeouts. 

Reyes had three hits and an RBI, Curtis Granderson had a hit and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and two RBI.  Wilmer Flores drew a walk, James Loney had a hit and two RBI and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit.  Travis d'Arnaud had a hit, Lagares had a hit and drew a walk, Alejandro drew a walk. 

J.T. Realmuto had a hit, Miguel Rojas had two hits and Christian Yelich had two hits and two RBI.  Giancarlo Stanton had a hit, Marcell Ozuna drew a walk and Martin Prado had a hit and an RBI.  Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit.  Rojas, Realmuto and Yelich each hit a double and Yelich hit a homerun.  The Marlins had Rojas, Realmuto and Yelich each hit a doube.  Yelich hit a homerun and they were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Reyes had a stolen base and De Aza was caught stealing.  Reyes committed an error and Cespedes had an outfield assist. 

In the first Cespedes hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Reyes hit an RBI single to make it 2-0.  Yelich hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two in the sixth.  In the seventh Cespedes hit a sac fly to make it 3-2 and in the ninth Loney hit a two run homerun to make it 5-2.  Prado hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to cut the lead to 5-3.   

Friday, July 22, 2016

New York Yankees win a close one over the San Francisco Giants



The New York Yankees defeated the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-2.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and pitched very well, the bullpen sprung a leak but hung in there.  Starlin Castro lead the offense with three hits. 

Tanaka pitched six innings giving up four hits and no runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up a run and a walk with two strikeouts, Andrew Miller pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run with two strikeouts and Aroldis Chapman saved his 20th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and two runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Josh Osich pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and Sergio Romo pitched to two batters and retired  them both. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Castro had three hits and an RBI and Carlos Beltran had two hits, an RBI and drew two walks.  Chase Headley had a hit, Rob Refsnyder drew a walk and Mark Teixeira drew a walk.  Ronald Torreyes had a hit, Castro hit a double and the Yankees were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Refsnyder committed an error and Beltran had an outfield assist. 

Denard Span had two hits, Buster Posey had a hit and drew a walk and Trevor Brown had a hit.  Brandon Crawford had a hit, Conor Gillaspie had a hit and Grant Green had a hit.  Jarrett Parker drew two walks, Mac Williamson had a hit and an RBI and Gregor Blanco had a hit. 

In the first Castro hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the second Beltran hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 2-0.  In the seventh a wild pitch cut the lead to 2-1 and in the eighth Williamson hit an RBI double to tie the game at two.  In the bottom of the eighth Romine grounded into a force out and an error happened also.  The Yankees scored a run and made it 3-2 which would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon.  

The New York Yankees fail to sweep the Baltimore Orioles



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-1.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and he pitched ok and Chad Green was good out of the bullpen.  The Yankees offense only had five hits. 

Sabathia pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and four runs with a walk and two strikeouts.  He lost his eighth game of the season and Green pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out one. 

Chris Tillman won his 14th game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up four hits and a run with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Brad Brach pitched an inning giving up a hit and Zach Britton saved his 30th game of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and Brian McCann drew a walk.  Didi Gregorius had a hit, Starlin Castro had a hit and an RBI and Ronald Torreyes had a hit.  Gregorius hit a double and the Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Sabathia committed an error. 

Jonathan Schoop had two hits and two RBI, Manny Machado had two hits and Chris Davis drew a walk.  J.J. Hardy had two hits and two RBI, Caleb Joseph had two hits and Julio Borbon had a hit.  Schoop hit a double and the Orioles were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the first Hardy hit a two run single to give the Orioles a 2-0 lead.  In the second Castro hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the seventh Schoop hit a two run double to push the Orioles lead to 4-1 and that would be the final score of the game. 

The Yankees took three out of four in the series.  They will remain at home and begin a three game series with the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.   

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The New York Yankees win their third straight game



The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-1.  Nathan Eovaldi started for the Yankees and pitched well and Anthony Swarzak in relief was great.  Didi Gregorius and Starlin Castro each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Eovaldi in his return to the rotation went 5 1/3 innings giving up four hits and a run with two walks and a strikeout.  Eovaldi picked up his eighth win of the season.   Swarzak pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up no hits and no runs and he struck out two and Nick Goody pitched a perfect inning striking out the side. 

Vance Worley pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up three hits and three runs with four walks and three strikeouts.  He took his first loss of the season.   Odrisamer Despaigne pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts.  Donnie Hart pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk and Mychal Givens pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and an RBI and Carlos Beltran drew two walks.  Brian McCann drew a walk, Alex Rodriguez drew a walk and Gregorius had two hits and drew a walk.  Castro had two hits and four RBI, Chase Headley had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Rob Refsnyder drew a walk.  Castro hit a double and a homerun, Headley hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Refsnyder and Ellsbury each had a stolen base. 

Adam Jones had a hit, Joey Rickard had two hits and an RBI and Manny Machado drew a walk.  Pedro Alvarez had a hit, Ryan Flaherty drew a walk and Rickard hit a double.  The Orioles were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Joseph committed an error. 

In the second Castro hit a two run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the fifth Ellsbury hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 3-0.  In the sixth Rickard hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 3-1.  Castro hit a two run double in the bottom of the sixth to increase the lead to 5-1.  Headley hit a two run homerun in the eighth to make it 7-1 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees have won three straight games and taken the first two of this four game series.  They will play game three on Wednesday night. 

The New York Mets squeak past the Chicago Cubs



The New York Mets defeated the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 2-1.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched pretty well.  The Mets bullpen was good and Rene Rivera had three hits to lead the offense. 

Syndergaard pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and an unearned run.  He walked two and struck out eight.  Jerry Blevins pitched to one batter and retired him, Hansel Robles won his fourth game of the season pitching two innings giving up a hit and a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit  and he walked two.  Familia saved his 33rd game of the season. 

Jake Arrieta started for the Cubs and he pitched seven innings giving up five hits and a run with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Pedro Strop pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Hector Rondon lost his second game of the season pitching an inning and giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Jose Reyes had a hit, Curtis Granderson had an RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit.  James Loney had a hit, Neil Walker had a hit and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit.  Michael Conforto drew a walk, Rivera had three hits and an RBI and Reyes hit a triple.  The Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Rivera committed an error and Conforto had an outfield assist. 

Tommy La Stella had two hits and drew a walk, Kris Bryant had two hits and Willson Contreras had a hit and drew a walk.  Jason Heyward had a hit, Addison Russell had a hit and drew a walk and Miguel Montero drew a walk.  Arrieta had a hit, Javier Baez had a hit and Russell, Contreras and Arrieta each hit a double.  The Cubs were 2-13 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Contreras had a stolen base. 

In the third a wild pitch gave the Cubs a 1-0 lead.  Granderson hit a sac fly in the sixth to tie the game at one and in the ninth Rivera hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 2-1 lead and that would be the final score.   
 

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