Saturday, May 2, 2015

The New York Yankees make it two in a row over the Boston Red Sox in Boston

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts and the final score was 4-2.  Nathan Eovaldi pitched really well and the bullpen closed the door.  Brett Gardner led the offense with a couple of hits and three RBI. 

Eovaldi pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and two runs with one walk and two strikeouts.  Eovaldi won his second game of the season.  Chris Maritn pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Justin Wilson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and striking out one and Dellin Betances recorded his first save of the season.  Betances pitched 1 1/3 innings and struck out all four batters that he faced. 

Wade Miley lost his third game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up seven hits and three runs.  He struck out three, Tommy Layne pitched to two batters and retired them both and Alexi Ogando pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Gardner had two hits and three RBI and Alex Rodriguez had a hit.  Chris Young had two hits and an RBI, Chase Headley had a hit and Gregorio Peti t had a hit.  Didi Gregorius had a hit, Young, Gardner and Headley each hit a double.  Young hit a homerun adn the Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Ellsbury had a stolen base. 

Mookie Betts had a hit and and RBI, Dustin Pedroia had a hit and an RBI and David Ortiz had two hits.  Hanley Ramirez had a hit and drew a walk, Pablo Sandoval had two hits and Blake Swihart had a hit and drew a walk.  Betts hit a double and Pedroia hit a homerun.  The Red Sox were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  H. Ramirez had an outfield assist.

In the third Gardner hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Pedroia hit a solo homerun to tie ghe game at one.  In the fifth Gardner hit a two run single to make it 3-1 Yankees.  The Red Sox cut the lead to one in the sevneth on a Betts RBI double.  In the ninth the Yankees added an insurance run with a Young solo homerun to make it 4-2. 

The Yankees will be looking for the series sweep on Sunday night. 

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