Saturday, September 13, 2014

The New York Yankees bounce back from a tough day with a win

The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the final score was 3-2.  Shane Greene started and pitched well and the bullpen held on for the win.  The offense had one big inning, Brian McCann homered and Chris Young stole home. 

Greene pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and two runs.  He walked one and struck out nine and earned his fifth win of the season.  Esmil Rogers pitched an inning walking one and striking out one, Josh Outman retired the only two batters that he faced and Shawn Kelley pitched an inning giving up a hit.  David Robertson pitched an inning giving up a hit and earning his 36th save of the season. 

Miguel Gonzalez pitched six innings giving up three hits and three runs with three walks and a strikeout.  He lost his eighth game of the season.  Ryan Webb pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, T.J. McFarland pitched an inning giving up a hit and drawing a walk and Evan Meek pitched an inning walking one batter. 

Derek Jeter drew a walk, Brett Gardner drew a walk and Martin Prado had a hit.  McCann had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Mark Teixeira drew two walks and Young had a hit.  Antoan Richardson had a hit and an RBI, Young hit a double and McCann hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Young and Richardson each had a stolen base. 

Nick Markakis had two hits, Adam Jones had two hits and Nelson Cruz had a hit and an RBI.  Steve Pearce had two hits and an RBI, Jimmy Paredes had two hits and Ryan Flaherty drew two walks.  Jones, Paredes and Pearce each hit a double and Pearce hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base and Paredes had a stolen base. 

In the second McCann hit a solo homerun and Richardson hit an RBI single and Young stole home to make it 3-0 Yankees.  Cruz hit an RBI single in the third to cut the lead to 3-1.  The Orioles made it 3-2 in the sixth on a Pearce solo homerun.  3-2 was the final score and the rubber game will be played on Sunday night.   

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