Saturday, September 27, 2014

The New York Yankees win the first game of their last series of the season

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.  The game took place at Fenway  Park in Boston, Massachusetts and the final score was 3-2.  Chris Capuano started and pitched great and David Robertson bounced back with the save.  Francisco Cervelli led the offense with a couple of hits. 

Capuano pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up four hits and an unearned run.  He walked none and struck out five and earned his third win of the season.  Shawn Kelley pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run, Adam Warren pitched an inning striking out two and Robertson saved his 39th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit with two strikeouts. 

Steven Wright lost his first game of the season pitching five innings and giving up four hits and two runs with none being earned.  He walked two and struck out four.  Matt Barnes pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and two strikeouts and Heath Hembree pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out one. 
Eury Perez had a hit, Cervelli had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Chris Young had a hit and drew a

walk.  John Ryan Murphy had a hit, Austin Romine had a hit and Brendan Ryan drew a walk.  Zelous Wheeler

had an RBI, Antoan Richardson had a hit and Murphy hit
double.  The Yankees were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Perez stole a base, Young and Pirela each committed an error and Young had an outfield assist. 

Xander Bogaerts had a hit, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and Allen Craig had a hit.  Rusney Castillo had two hits and an RBI, Bryce Brentz had a hit and an RBI and Castillo hit a homerun.  The Red Sox were 1-8 with runners in scoring position and left and left three men on base.  Castillo had a stolen base, Betts committed an error and Butler had two passed balls. 

In the second Brentz hit an RBI single to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the third Cervelli hit an RBI single and Murphy grounded out scoring a run to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the sixth Wheeler hit a sacrifice fly to make it 3-1.  In the seventh Castillo hit a solo homerun to make it 3-2.  The final score was 3-2.  The Yankees won the first game of a three game series, they will play the second game on Saturday afternoon. 



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