Sunday, September 21, 2014

The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays for third straight win

The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-3.  Shane Greene started and pitched great and Jacoby Ellsbury and Derek Jeter each had two hits. 

Greene pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs with two earned.  He didn't walk anyone and struck out seven and won his 11th game of the season.  Josh Outman gave up one hit to the only batter that he faced, Esmil Rogers pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and walked a batter and Adam Warren saved his third game of the season and pitched 1 2/3 perfect innings with three strikeouts. 

Mark Buehrle pitched six innings giving up eight hits and five runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  Buehrle lost his tenth game of the season.  Redmond pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Aaron Loup pitched 1 1/3 innings striking out two. 

Ellsbury had two hits and three RBI, Jeter had two hits and Brian McCann had a hit and an RBI.  Mark Teixeira had a hit, Stephen Drew had a hit and Chase Headley drew a walk.  Ichiro Suzuki had a hit and drew a walk and Ellsbury hit a double and a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  McCann committed an error. 

Jose Reyes had three hits, Jose Bautista had an RBI and drew a walk and Edward Encarnacion had a hit and two RBI.  Adam Lind had two hits, Munenori Kawasaki had a hit and Dalton Pompey had a hit.  Anthony Gose had a hit, Reyes hit two doubles and Encarnacion hit a homerun.  The Blue Jays were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Reyes had a stolen base and committed an error. 

In the first Encarnacion hit a two run homerun to give the Jays a 2-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first McCann hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the third Ellsbury hit a two run homerun to make it 3-2 Yankees.   In the fourth Ellsbury had a two run groundout to make it 5-2 Yankees.  In the fifth Bautista grounded out to cut the Yankees lead to 5-3.  5-3 was the final score as the Yankees won their third straight and the two teams will play game three of four on Saturday afternoon.    

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