Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The New York Yankees defeat the Anaheim Angels by a run

The New York Yankees defeated the Anaheim Angels on Sunday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-2.  Masahiro Tanaka started and didn't have the command he has shown thus far.  He still pitched well though and had a lot of strikeouts.  The bullpen was outstanding and Mark Teixeira hit a homerun. 

Tanaka pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up two runs and five hits.  He walked four and struck out 11.   Adam Warren picked up his first win of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up one hit and struck out two and David Robertson pitched an inning walking one and striking out two to pick up his fourth save of the season. 

Garrett Richards pitched seven innings giving up three hits and two runs with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Michael Kohn lost his first game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning, he gave up an unearned run with two walks and a strikeout and Kevin Jepsen pitched 2/3 of an inning retiring both batters that he faced. 

Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk, Carlos Beltran drew two walks and Mark Teixeira had a hit, an RBI an drew a walk.  Kelly Johnson had a hit, Brian Roberts had a hit and Ichiro Suzuki had an RBI.  Roberts hit a double and Teixeira hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

Collin Cowgill had a hit, Mike Trout had two hits and Albert Pujols drew a walk.  Howie Kendrick had a hit and drew a walk, Erick Aybar had a hit and David Freese had a hit and an RBI.  Chris Ianetta drew three walks and J.B. Shuck had an RBI.  Cowgill and Aybar each hit a double, Kendrick hit a triple and Freese hit a homerun.  The Angels were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Richards committed an error and Iannetta had a passed ball. 

In the fourth Shuck grounded into a force out scoring a run and giving the Angels a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth Suzuki had an RBI groundout to tie the game at one.  In the sixth Freese hit a solo homerun to give the Angels a 2-1 lead.  In the seventh Teixeira hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the eighth a wild pitch scored a run to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead.  The game would end with the Yankees winning 3-2. 

The Yankees took two out of three in the series and will begin a series with the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.  It will be the return of their former second baseman Robinson Cano. 

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