Tuesday, March 18, 2014

New York Yankees sweep the split squad games on Sunday

The New York Yankees defeated the Atlanta Braves at home in Tampa by the score of 7-3 on Sunday

afternoon.  In Panama they defeated the Miami Marlins by the score of 7-0 on Sunday afternoon. 

The pitching was very good on Sunday.  Masahiro Tanaka started in Tampa and was very good and

CC Sabathia was great in Panama.  Francisco Cervelli and Yangervis Solarte continued their hot

hitting in Panama.  In Tampa Brian McCann had a couple of RBI. 

Tanaka pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with two walks and six strikeouts.  Matt Thornton picked up the win pitching 2/3 of an inning.  He gave up two hits and a run, Shawn Kelley pitched an inning striking out two and Greene pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with four strikeouts.  Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout. 

In Tampa Ichiro Suzuki had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Suzuki was filling in for the injured Jacoby Ellsbury.  Eduardo Nunez had two hits and drew a walk, Mark Teixeira drew a walk and McCann had a hit and two RBI.  Kelly Johnson had a hit, Rob Segedin had a hit and Ramon Flores had two hits and an RBI.  Ben Gamel had a hit, Pete O'Brien drew a walk and Wilson had a hit.  Mason Williams had a hit and an RBI.  Suzuki and McCann each hit a double.  The Yankees were 6-15 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Nunez had a stolen base.

In Panama CC Sabathia pitched five no hit innings.  He retired 15 of the 16 batters he faced.  Only 1 reached base on an error.  He walked none and struck out five and picked up the win.  David Robertson pitched a scoreless inning with a walk and a strikeout, Preston Claiborne pitched a scoreless inning giving up a hit and Cesar Cabral pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  Chris Leroux pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts. 

Antoan Richardson had two hits, Derek Jeter drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit and two RBI.  Carlos Beltran had a hit and an RBI, Adonis Garcia had a hit and Zoilo Almonte had two hits.  Francisco Cervelli had three hits and an RBI, Yangervis Solarte had three hits and two RBI and Zelous Wheeler had a hit and an RBI.  Corban Joseph had a hit, Wheeler, Joseph and Richardson each hit a double and Sanchez hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 4-15 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Wheeler and Solarte each committed an error and Almonte had an outfield assist. 

The Yankees are scheduled to play the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, Florida on Monday afternoon.  The regulars that made the trip to Panama will get the day off and then get back to work on Tuesday. 

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