Sunday, June 22, 2014

The New York Yankees four game win streak comes to an end

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-1.  Vidal Nuno started and didn't pitch well again.  Jose Ramirez pitched well in relief and Brian Roberts had a couple of hits. 

Nuno pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up six hits and five runs with four earned.  He walked two and struck out four and lost his fourth game of the season.  Ramirez pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and four strikeouts. 

Bud Norris pitched five innings giving up three hits and a run with two walks and four strikeouts and earned his seventh win of the season.  Webb pitched two innings giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout, Brian Matusz pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and struck out one and Tommy Hunter pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit. 

Brett Gardner drew a walk, Derek Jeter had a hit and Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and drew a walk.  Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI, Carlos Beltran drew a walk and Roberts had two hits.  Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, Francisco Cervelli had a hit and Roberts hit a double.  Teixeira hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Gardner was caught stealing and Johnson committed an error. 

Steve Pearce had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Adam Jones had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Nelson Cruz had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Chris Davis had a hit, J.J. Hardy had two hits and an RBI and Jonathan Schoop had a hit.  Davis hit a double, Jones, Cruz, Pearce and Hardy each hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the first Jones hit a solo homerun giving the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Cruz hit a two run homerun to make it 3-0 Orioles.  In the fourth Teixeira hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1.  Pearce hit a two run homerun to push the lead to 5-1 Orioles and they scored another run in the eighth on a Hardy solo homerun.  The final score was 6-1 Orioles and the rubber game of the three game series will be on Sunday afternoon.  The Yankees will try and win the series and make it a 5-1 homestand before they head to Toronto on Monday night to start a three game series.  It is also Old Timers Day at Yankee Stadium and Goose Gossage gets a plaque in Monument Park.   

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