Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The New York Yankees drop their first series in the last six with loss in Toronto

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  The final score of the game was 5-1 Toronto.  CC Sabathia started and didn't pitch bad but he didn't pitch good either.  The offense saw Jose Pirela get two hits but no one else had more than one. 

Sabathia pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and four runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  Sabathia lost his fifth game of the season.  Esmil Rogers pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run and Chasen Shreve pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and struck out one. 

Mark Buehrle won his fourth game of the season pitching five innings giving up six hits and a run wiht a walk and three strikeouts.  Roberto Osuna pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk, Aaron Loup pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one and Brett Cecil pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one. 

Ellsbury had a hit, Chris Young had a hit and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and drew a walk.  Mark Teixeira had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and Stephen Drew had two walks.  Pirela had two hits, Rodriguez and Pirela hit a double and the Yankees were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

Josh Donaldson had a hit, Jose Bautista drew a walk and Edwin Encarnacion drew a walk.  Russell Martin had three hits and an RBI, Kevin Pillar had two hits and Chris Colabello had four hits and an RBI.  Ryan Goins had a hit and an RBI, Ezequiel Carrera had a hit and two RBI.  Colabello hit a double, Goins hit a triple and Martin hit a homerun.  Collabello had a stolen base and Martin had a passed ball. 

In the first Teixeira had an RBI groundout to make it 1-0 Yankees.  The Blue Jays scored two runs in the second to take the lead.  Carrera hit a two run single.  In the fourth Colabello hit an RBI single to make it a 3-1 game and in the sixth Martin hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 4-1.  In the eighth Goins hit an RBI triple and it was 5-1 Blue Jays which would be the final score.  The Blue Jays won two out of three in the series and ended the Yankees five series winning steak.  The Yankees will head home for a very short four game homestand with the Baltimore Orioles.   

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