Tuesday, March 31, 2015

New York Yankees shutout the Houston Astros

The New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros by the score of 7-0 on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida.  Nathan Eovaldi started and pitched very well.  Chase Headley had three hits and three RBI to lead the offense.  Rob Refsnyder had a couple of hits. 

Eovaldi pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up three hits and no runs with no walks and five strikeouts.  Eovaldi picked up his first win of the spring, Chase Whitley struck out the only batter that he faced, Esmil Rogers pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up no hits and no runs and he struck out two and Chasen Shreve pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk.  Jose Ramirez pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out two. 

Brendan Ryan had a hit, Headley had three hits and three RBI and Eric Jagielo drew a walk.  John Ryan Murphy had a hit, Alex Rodriguez had a hit and drew a walk and Aaron Judge drew a walk.  Stephen Drew had a hit, Cole Figueroa had a hit and Refsnyder had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Ramon Flores drew a walk, Slade Heathcott had a hit, and an RBI, Mason Williams drew a walk and Jonathan Galvez drew a walk.  Murphy, Headley and Drew each hit a double and Refsnyder hit two doubles.  Headley hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-15 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  Refsnyder and Flores each had a stolen base and Ryan was caught stealing. 

In the third Headley hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Heathcott hit an RBI single to give them a 2-0 lead and a wild pitch made it 3-0 Yankees.  In the sixth Refsnyder hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 4-0 lead and Headley hit a two run single to make it a 6-0 game.  Murphy reached on a fielding error in the sixth and a run scored to make it 7-0 Yankees which was the final score. 

The Yankees will travel to Fort Myers, Florida on Tuesday afternoon to take on the Minnesota Twins.  They have the day off on Monday. 

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