Friday, September 19, 2014

The New York Yankees walk-off with a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays

The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-2.  Shane Greene started and pitched great, Shawn Kelley gave up the lead and the Yankees walked off with a win in the ninth. 

Greene pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up no runs on three hits.  He walked two and struck out six.  Dellin Betances pitched 1/3 of an inning, Shawn Kelley pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout and David Robertson picked up his third win of the season pitching a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts. 

R.A. Dickey pitched  six innings giving up five hits and two runs.  He walked one and struck out three.  Brett Cecil pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one, Brandon Morrow pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Aaron Sanchez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run and he took his second loss of the season. 

Derek Jeter had two hits and an RBI, Mark Teixeira had a hit and Chris Young had a hit.  Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk, Stephen Drew had two hits and an RBI and Francisco Cervelli had a hit.  Drew hit a double and Jeter hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Richardson had a stolen base and Jeter was caught stealing. 

Jose Reyes had two hits, Jose Bautista had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Edward Encarnacion drew a walk.  Munenori Kawasaki had a hit, Josh Thole had a hit and Bautista hit a homerun.  The Jays were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Lind committed an error. 

In the fifth Drew hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Jeter hit a solo homerun to make it 2-0 Yankees.  Bautista hit a two run homerun to tie the game in the eighth.  In the ninth Headley walked off with a fielding error on the first baseman which scored the winning run.  The Yankees won 3-2 and now have won two straight games.  The two teams will play game two of four on Friday night. 

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