Sunday, August 2, 2015

The New York Yankees are taken down in Chicago

The New  York Yankees were defeated by the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.  The game took place at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 8-2 White Sox.  Bryan Mitchell started and he wasn't very good and Diego Moreno out of the pen was bad.  The Yankees offense didn't do much, Brian McCann hit a homerun. 

Mitchell pitched four innings giving up seven hits and four runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Mitchell lost his first game of the season.   Moreno pitched three innings giving up four hits and four runs with a walk and Nick Rumbelow pitched a perfect inning.  

John Danks won his sixth game of the season pitching 5 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with four walks and eight strikeouts.  Jake Petricka pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Zach Duke pitched to two batters and retired them both and Zach Putnam pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk, Alex Rodriguez drew a walk and Mark Teixeira drew a walk.  Chris Young drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk and John Ryan Murphy had a hit.  McCann had a hit and an RBI and Brendan Ryan had a hit.  Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI, Murphy hit a double and McCann hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Adam Eaton had two hits and drew a walk, Tyler Saladino had a hit and an RBI and Jose Abreu had a hit and an RBI.  Melky Cabrera had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk, Avisail Garcia had a hit and Adam Laroche drew a walk.  Alexei Ramirez had two hits and two RBI, Tyler Flowers had two hits and Abreu, Flowers and Ramirez each hit a double.  Ramirez and Cabrera each hit a homerun and the White Sox were 3-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Saladino had a stolen base. 

In the first Abreu hit an RBI double to give the White Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the second Ramirez hit a solo homerun to make it 2-0 White Sox.  In the third Gregorius was robbed of a three run homerun but it was a sac fly to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the fifth Saldino hit an RBI single making it 3-1 and Cabrera hit a three run homerun to extend the lead to 6-1.  In the seventh Ramirez hit an RBI double to make it 7-1 White Sox.  A wild pitch made it 8-1 and McCann hit a solo homerun in the ninth to make it 8-2 which was the final score.  The two teams will play game three which will be the rubber game of the series.  The Yankees will also be looking to finish their ten game road trip with a winning record.  They are 5-4 currently on the road trip. 

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