Thursday, July 3, 2014

The New York Yankees are swept at home by the Tampa Bay Rays

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-3.  Vidal Nuno started and was ok, not great and didn't last that long.  The offense put a lot of hits together but couldn't get the big hits to knock in more runs. 

Nuno pitched five innings giving up three earned runs on eight hits.  He gave up four total runs with two walks and five strikeouts and he lost his fifth start of the season.  Shawn Kelley pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts, Adam Warren pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a walk with a strikeout and David Huff pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up an unearned run and two walks with a strikeout. 

Jake Odorizzi pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and three runs with a walk and four strikeouts.  He picked up his fourth win of the season.  Cesar Ramos pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Oviedo pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts and Joel Peralta pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two.  Brad Boxberger picked up his first save of the season pitching a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts. 

Brett Gardner had three hits and two RBI, Brian McCann had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Carlos Beltran had two hits.  Alfonso Soriano had a hit, Ichiro Suzuki drew a walk and Brian Roberts had two hits.  Roberts hit a double, Gardner and McCann each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Solarte committed an error and McCann had a passed ball , Soriano and Gardner each had an outfield assist and Huff had a pickoff. 

Desmond Jennings had two hits and drew a walk, Ben Zobrist had three hits and Brandon Guyer had a hit and an RBI.  Evan Longoria drew two walks, James Loney had a hit and an RBI and Logan Forsythe had two hits.  Sean Rodriguez had two hits and three RBI, Hanigan drew two walks and Zobrist hit two doubles.  Forsythe hit a double and Rodriguez hit a homerun, the Rays were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Kiermaier was picked off. 

Gardner hit a solo homerun in the first to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  The Rays tied the game at one in the third on a passed ball.  McCann hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the third to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  The Rays would tie the game at two in the fourth.  In the bottom of the fourth Gardner hit an RBI single to give the Yankees back the lead at 3-2.  In the fifth the Rays tied the score on a Guyer RBI single.  The Rays would take the lead for good in the sixth on a Rodriguez two run homerun.  It was 5-3 Rays and they would add a run in the ninth on a Loney RBI groundout.  The Rays swept the three game series, the Yankees have lost five in a row overall and were 1-5 on their six game homestand.  They dropped to below 500 for the first time since the beginning of the season.  The Yankees will begin an 11 game road trip on Thursday in Minnesota.

No comments:

Post a Comment


Resistance Bands is a Free Blogger Template