Sunday, August 16, 2015

New York Yankees fail to sweep the Toronto Blue Jays

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 3-1 Toronto.  Luis Severino started for the Yankees and pitched well.  The offense didn't do too much at all, Jacoby Ellsbury had a couple of hits. 

Severino pitched six innings giving up three runs and five hits.  He walked three and struck out nine and lost his second game of the season.  Chasen Shreve pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and drew a walk and Adam Warren pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and struck out three. 

Drew Hutchison won his 12th game of the season.  He pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts.  Brett Cecil pitched to one batter and retired him, Aaron Sanchez pitched an inning striking out one and Roberto Osuna saved his 13th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and struck out one. 

Ellsbury had two hits and an RBI, Brett Gardner had a hit and Alex Rodriguez drew a walk.  Brian McCann had a hit, McCann hit a double and Ellsbury hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Ellsbury was caught stealing and had an outfield assist. Severino had a pickoff. 

Troy Tulowitzki had a hit, Josh Donaldson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Jose Bautista had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Edward Encarnacion had a hit, Justin Smoak had a hit and Russell Martin drew a walk.  Ryan Goins had a hit and drew a walk, Kevin Pillar had a hit and Tulowitzki hit a double and Bautista hit a homerun.  The Blue Jays were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Bautista was picked off. 

In the third Donaldson hit an RBI single to give the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead.  In the third Bautista hit a two run homerun to give the Jays a 3-0 lead.  In the sixth Ellsbury hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1 and that would be the final score.  The Yankees won two out of three in the series and competed their six game road trip at 3-3.  They will begin a ten game homestand on Monday night against the Minnesota Twins. 

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