Monday, April 15, 2013

The New York Yankees and Hiroki Kuroda shutout the Baltimore Orioles 3-0

The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles by the score of 3-0 on Sunday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. Hiroki Kuroda started for the Yankees and was great. Jayson Nix had an RBI and Brett Gardner a homerun. 
Kuroda pitched a complete game shutout. He gave up five hits, no walks and struck out five. Kuroda won his second game of the season.

Gardner had a hit and two RBI, Vernon Wells had a hit and Robinson Cano drew a walk. Brennan Boesch had two hits, Francisco had a hit and drew a walk and Lyle Overbay had a hit. Nix had a hit and an RBI, Gardner hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Youkilis and Nix each committed an error.

Wei-Yen Chen pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and two strikeouts. Chen took his second loss of the season and T.J. McFarland pitched two innings giving up a hit and a walk with three strikeouts.

Nick Markakis had a hit, Adam Jones had a hit and Matt Wieters had a hit. J.J. Hardy had a hit, Nick Reimold had a hit. The Orioles were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.

In the fifth Nix hit a sacrifice fly and Gardner hit a two run homerun making it 3-0 Yankees. The 3-0 score would hold up. The Yankees record improved to 6-5 as they won their fifth out of the last six games. The Orioles record dropped to 6-6. The Yankees will have the day off on Monday and then begin an interleague series with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

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