Thursday, June 19, 2014

The New York Yankees win second straight over the Toronto Blue Jays

The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-3.  Chase Whitley started and battled for five innings to pick up the win.  The bullpen was good and Brett Gardner had four hits and Brian McCann had five RBI to lead the offense. 

Whitley pitched five innings giving up two runs and five hits.  He walked one and struck out two and picked up his third win of the season.  It was the first time in four games that he walked a batter.  Adam Warren pitched two perfect innings with three strikeouts, Jose Ramirez pitched and gave up two hits and a run without recording an out and Dellin Betances pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts.  David Robertson pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Mark Buehrle pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out four and lost his fourth game of the season.  Chad Jenkins pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs, Brett Cecil pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and Sergio Santos pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one. 

Gardner had four hits, Derek Jeter had a hit and Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit.  Mark Teixeira had a hit, Alfonso Soriano had a hit and an RBI and Ichiro Suzuki had an RBI and drew a walk.  Carlos Beltran had a hit, McCann had two hits, five RBI and drew a walk and Yangervis Solarte drew a walk.  Jeter hit a double and McCann hit a triple and a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

Melky Cabrera had two hits and drew a walk, Jose Bautista had two hits and an RBI and Juan Francisco had a hit and drew a walk.  Dioner Navarro had a hit and an RBI, Colby Rasmus had a hit and an RBI and Cabrera and Bautista each hit a double.  The Blue Jays were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Lawrie committed an error. 
In the first Soriano hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth the Blue Jays tied the game and then took a 2-1 lead.  Navarro hit an RBI single and Rasmus hit an RBI single.  The Yankees came right back in the bottom of the fourth and scored two on a McCann two run homerun to take a 3-2 lead.  The Yankees extended their lead to 4-2 in the seventh on a Suzuki RBI walk and then McCann hit a three run triple to make it 7-2.  The Blue Jays would score another run and the final score was 7-3 Yankees.  The Yankees have won the first two games of this three game series.  They will look for the sweep on Thursday night

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