Sunday, May 24, 2015

The New York Yankees are embarrassed in 15-4 loss to the Texas Rangers



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Texas Rangers on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 15-4.  CC Sabathia started and didn't pitch well, Esmil Rogers was bad in relief, the defense was bad and Didi Gregorius was the only player with more than a hit. 

Sabathia pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up seven hit snad six runs with a walk and four strikeouts.  He lost his sixth game of the season.  Rogers pitched three innings giving up four hits and seven runs with three walks and three strikeouts, Brandon Pinder pitched three innings and gave up four hits and two runs with three strikeouts and Garrett Jones pitched 2/3 of an inning with a walk. 

Nick Martinez won his fourth game of the season ptiching seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Alex Claudio pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Anthony Bass pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and an RBI and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and drew a walk.  Jones had a hit, Gregorius had two hits and an RBI and John Ryan Murphy had a hit and an RBI.  Slade Heathcott had a hit and an RBI, Murphy hit a triple and Beltran and Gregorius each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 0-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Gardner had a stolen base and Beltran committed an error. 

Delino DeShields had a hit and drew two walks, Shin-Soo Choo had two hits and four RBI and Prince Fielder had three hits and three RBI with a walk.  Adrian Beltre had two hits, Mitch Moreland had a hit and Elvis Andrus had two hits and three RBI.  Adam Rosales had two hits and an RBI, Carlos Corporan had a hit and an RBI and Jake Smolinski had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Corporan and Moreland each hit a double and Choo and Fielder each hit a homerun.  The Rangers were 8-15 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Rosales and DeShields each committed an error. 

In the third the Rangers scored 10 runs after scoring seven on Friday night in the third inning.  The Rangers had a 10-0 lead and added to it in the sixth on a wild pitch, Andrus sac fly and a Rosales RBI single.  Texas had a 13-0 lead when Beltran hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the sixth.  In the seventh Fielder hit a two run homerun to make it a 15-1 game.  Gregorius hit a solo homerun in the seventh to make it a 15-2 game.  In the ninth the Yankees scored a couple more runs to make it 15-4 and that would be the final score.  Murphy hit an RBI triple and Heathcott had an RBI groundout for his first major league RBI.  The Yankees will try and avoid a sweep and end their losing streak on Sunday night.  It is Bernie Williams night with the ceremony at 7 and the game at 8.  Chris Capuano will start for the Yankees.   

The New York Yankees fight back but still fall to the Rangers in high scoring game



The New  York Yankees were defeated by the Texas Rangers on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 10-9.  Michael Pineda started and for the second straight game he didn't pitch well.  The bullpen wasn't very good either and the offense did hit three homeruns. 

Pineda pitched six innings giving up eight hits and seven runs with four of them being earned.  He walked one and struck out four and suffered his second loss of the season.  Chasen Shreve pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout, David Carpenter pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Justin Wilson pitched an inning walking one and striking out one. 

Colby Lewis earned his fourth win of the season pitching 6 2/3 innings and giving up eight hits and five runs with three strikeouts.  Sam Freeman pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs, Tanner Scheppers pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Ross Ohlendorf recorded his first save by pitching an inning and giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout.

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and Alex Rodriguez had two hits and an RBI.  Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and an RBI and Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk.  Stephen Drew had a hit, Didi Gregorius had a hit and three RBI.  Garrett Jones had a hit and three RBI, Slade Heathcott had two hits including a double and Rodriguez and McCann also each hit a double.  Gregorius, Jones and Teixeira each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Gardner had a stolen base, Pineda and Gregorius each committed an error. 

Delino Deshields had a hit and an RBI, Shin-Soo Choo had a hit and an RBI and Prince Fielder had two hits and four RBI.  Mitch Moreland had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Elvis Andrus had two hits and Leonys Martin had two hits.  Robinson Chirinos drew two walks, Thomas Field  had two hits and two RBI including a double and Fielder hit two homeruns and Moreland also hit a homerun.  The Rangers were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Martin had a stolen base and Andrus was caught stealing.  Chirinos committed an error. 

In the third DeShields reached on a force attempt error.  Two runs scored, Choohit an RBI single, Fielder hit a three run homerun, Moreland hit a solo homerun and the score was 7-0 Rangers.  In the fourth McCann hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 7-1, Gregorius hit a solo homerun and the lead was cut down to 7-4.  In the seventh Fielder hit a solo homerun to make it an 8-4 game.  In the bottom of the seventh Rodriguez hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 8-5.  Field hit a two run double in the eighth to extend the lead to 10-5.  Jones hit a pinch hit three run homerun in the eighth to cut the lead to 10-8 and then in the bottom of the ninth Teixeira hit a solo homerun to make it 10-9 but that would be the final score.  The Yankees have now lost four games in a row and will try to even the three game series on Saturday afternoon.   

Friday, May 22, 2015

The New York Mets are shutout and destroyed by the St. Louis Cardinals



The New York Mets were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 9-0.  Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and had another bad start.  The Mets bullpen pitched well and the offense was lead by Lucas Duda who had half of the teams hits. 

Colon pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up 11 hits and nine runs with eight being earned, two walks and four strikeouts.  He earned his third loss of the season.  Jack Leathersich pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with three strikeouts, Sean Gilmartin pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out two and Carlos Torres pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Carlos Martinez won his fourth game of the season pitching 6 1/3 innings giving up four hits and no runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Randy Choate pitched 2/3 of an inning retiring both batters that he faced and Miguel Socolovich pitched two perfect innings. 

Curtis Granderson had a hit, Duda had two hits and Michael Cuddyer drew a walk.  Juan Lagares had a hit and the Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Campbell committed an error. 

Kolten Wong had three hits and two RBI, Matt Carpenter had a hit and drew a walk and Matt Holliday had three hits and an RBI.  Matt Adams had two hits and three RBI, Jhonny Peralta had a hit and an RBI and Yadier Molina drew a walk.  Jayson Heyward had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Grichuk had two hits and an RBI and Peralta and Grichuk each hit a double.  Grichuk hit a triple and Heyward and Adams each hit a homerun.  The Cardinals were 5-12 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Molina committed an error. 

In the first Peralta hit an RBI double to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Heyward hit a solo homerun, Wong hit an RBI single and Holliday an RBI single to make it 4-0 Cardinals.  Adams hit a three run homerun and it was 7-0 Cardinals.  In the fifth Grichuk hit an RBI double to push the lead to 8-0.  Wong hit an RBI single to make it 9-0.  The two teams will complete their four game series on Thursday afternoon. 

The New York Yankees are swept in Washington and end miserable road trip



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. and the final score was 3-2.  Adam Warren started for the Yankees and pitched well, pitching into the seventh inning for the second straight game.  The Yankees offense for the third time on this trip scored two runs in the first and then didn't score again. 

Warren pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked four and struck out four and took his third loss of the season.  Justin Wilson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Esmil Rogers pitched an inning walking one and striking out two. 

Jordan Zimmerman won his fourth game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up five hits and two runs with a walk and six strikeouts.  Matt Grace pitched an inning with two walks and a strikeout and Drew Storen earned his 12th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and striking out two batters. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Carlos Beltran had a hit and an RBI and Mark Teixeira drew a walk.  Brian McCann had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Chase Headley had a hit and Didi Gregorius had two hits.  Beltran hit a double and the Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Headley committed an error and McCann had a pickoff. 

Denard Span had two hits and an RBI, Ian Desmond had a hit and an RBI and Yunel Escobar drew a walk.  Ryan Zimmerman drew two walks, Tyler Moore had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Danny Espinosa had a hit.  Desmond and Moore each hit a homerun and the Nationals were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Zimmerman had a stolen base and Span was picked off. 

In the first Beltran hit an RBI double and McCann hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  Desmond hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the first to cut the lead to 2-1.  Moore hit a solo homerun in the fourth that tied the game at two.  In the seventh Span hit an RBI single to give the Nats a 3-2 lead and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees lost both games in Washington and were 2-7 on their road trip.  They had a three game lead in the division and are now tied for first with the Tampa Bay Rays.  The Yankees will have the day off on Thursday and then begin a three game series at home with the Texas Rangers. 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The New York Yankees continue miserable road trip with another loss



The New York Yankees were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. and the final score was 8-6 in ten innings.  Nathan Eovaldi started and couldn't hold a four run lead.  The bullpen was pretty good but Miller did give up  his first earned runs of the year and took the loss.  Mark Teixeira and Stephen Drew each had a couple of hits. 

Eovaldi pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and five runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Justin Wilson pitched to two batters and retired them both, David Carpenter pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout.  Chasen Shreve struck out the only batter that he faced, Dellin Betances pitched two innings walking one and striking out three and Miller took his first loss of the season pitching 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Gio Gonzalez pitched five innings giving up six hits and six runs with two walks and a strikeout.  Blake Treinen pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out two, Matt Thornton pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Aaron Barrett retired the only batter that he faced.  Drew Storen pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Matt Grace earned his second win of the season pitching an inning giving up a walk and striking out two batters. 

Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk and then left the game with an injury, Carlos Beltran had a hit and Chris Young had a hit and an RBI.  Teixeira had two hits, two RBI and drew two walks, Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI and Jose Pirela had a hit.  Drew had two hits and two RBI, Headley hit a double and Teixeira hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 5-8 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

Denard Span had a hit, Ian Desmond had two hits and two RBI and Yunel Escobar had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Bryce Harper had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Ryan Zimmerman had a hit and two RBI and Ramos had a hit adn an RBI.  Danny Espinosa drew a walk, Robinson had a hit and an RBI and Wilmer Difo had a hit.  Dan Uggla drew a walk, Clint Robinson hit a double, Desmond, Harper, Wilson Ramos and Zimmerman each hit a homerun and the Nationals were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

In the first Desmond hit a solo homerun and Harper hit a solo homeruns to give the Nationals a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Young hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  Headley hit an RBI double, Drew hit a two run single and it was 4-2 Yankees.  in the fifth Teixeira hit a two run homerun to make it 6-2 Yankees.  In the bottom of the fifth Robinson hit an RBI double , Desmond hit an RBI single and Escobar hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-5 Yankees.  In the sixth Ramos hit a solo homerun to tie the game at sixth and it would stay that way until the tenth when Zimmerman hit a two run walk-off homerun to give the Nationals a 8-6 victory. 

The two teams will play game two of two on Wednesday night and then the Yankees will be off on Thursday before returning home on Friday night vs. Texas Rangers.   
 

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