Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The New York Yankees get blown out at home to the Houston Astros

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 15-1.  Ivan Nova started for the Yankees and didn't have anything and Chris Capuano was bad out of the bullpen.  The Yankees offense did nothing, scoring their only run in the  ninth inning. 

Nova pitched four innings giving up seven hits and seven runs with four walks and a strikeout and took his sixth loss of the season.  Nick Rumbelow pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with one of them being earned.  He struck out two, Capuano pitched two innings giving up three hits and six runs with four walks and a strikeout and Brendan Ryan pitched two innings giving up two hits.

Dallas Keuchel pitched seven innings giving up three hits and no runs with no walks and nine strikeouts.  He won his 15th game of the season and Vincent Velasquez pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with three strikeouts. 

Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits, Greg Bird had an RBI and Carlos Beltran had a hit.  John Ryan Murphy had a hit, Beltran hit a double and the Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Ryan committed an error. 

Jose Altuve had a hit and drew a walk, Jake Marisnick had a hit and drew a walk and Carlos Correa drew two walks.  Colby Rasmus had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Evan Gattis had two hits, four RBI and drew two walks and Carlos Gomez had two hits and four RBI.  Luis Valbuena had a hit and two RBI, Marwin Gonzalez had three hits and two RBI, Jason Castro had three hits and drew a walk. 

Gomez, Valbuena, Rasmus and Castro each hit a double and Rasmus hit a triple, Gattis, Gonzalez and Gomez each hit a homerun.  The Astros were 7-15 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

In the first Rasmus hit an RBI triple, Gomez hit an RBI double and Valbuena hit a two run double.  Gonzalez added an RBI single and it was 5-0 before the Yankees even batted.  In the fifth the Astros added four more runs.  Gattis hit a two run homerun, Gonzalez hit a solo homerun and Lowrie reached on an error and a run scored to make it 9-0 Astros.  In the seventh Rasmus earned an RBI walk, Gattis hit a two run single and Gomez hit a three run homerun to make it 15-0 Astros.  The Yankees scored their only run in the ninth inning on a Bird RBI groundout.  The Yankees offense hasn't been doing anything lately and this was a game where the pitching was also bad.  The two teams will play game three of their three game series on Wednesday afternoon which will also be the rubber game. 

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