Sunday, May 10, 2015

The New York Yankees drop one to the Baltimore Orioles

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-2.  Chase Whitley started and didn't have it.  Jose Pirela led the offense with two hits. 

Whitley pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up six hits and five runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  David Carpenter pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts and Chasen Shreve pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out two. 

Wei-Yin Chen pitched seven innings giving up five hits and a run with a walk and seven strikeouts.  He lost his first game of the season.  Tommy Hunter pitched an inning giving up two hits and an unearned run with two strikeouts, Darren O'Day pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Zach Britton saved his sixth game of the season retiring both batters that he faced. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Chris Young had a hit and drew a walk and Carlos Beltran had a hit and an RBI.  Pirela had two hits, Chase Headley had a hit and Stephen Drew had a hit.  J.R. Murphy had an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and Young and Drew each hit a double.  The Yankees were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

Manny Machado had a hit, Jimmy Paredes had three hits and an RBI and Adam Jones had a h it.  Delmon Young had two hits and two RBI, Chris Davis had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Alejandro De Aza had a hit and two RBI.  Ryan Lavarnway drew a walk, Machado and Young each hit a double and Paredes hit a triple.  Paredes, DAvis and De Aza each hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Flaherty and Machado each committed an error. 

In the third Paredes hit a solo homerun giving the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  Davis hit a solo homerun in the fourth to push the lead to 2-0.  De Aza hit a two run homerun and it was 4-0 Orioles.  In the fifth Young hit an RBI single to make it a 5-0 game.  The Yankees got on the board in the fifth on a Murphy sac fly.  In the seventh Young hit an RBI double to push the lead back to five runs.  Beltran hit an RBI single in the eighth to make it a 6-2 game and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the fourth and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.  It will be the rubber game of the series as Michael Pineda will pitch for the Yankees against Bud Norris.   

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