Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The New York Yankees lose another close one to the Baltimore Orioles

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-3 Orioles.  CC Sabathia started and pitched ok, the bullpen was pretty good but sloppy defense by Stephen Drew hurt the Yankees.  The Yankees offense also was invisible except for Carlos Beltran who had all three RBI. 

Sabathia pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with only one of them being earned.  He walked three and struck out five.  Adam Warren took his sixth loss of the season pitching 2 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout, Nick Rumbelow pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a run and a walk with a strikeout and James Pazos got the one batter out that he faced.  Bryan Mitchell pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout. 

Ubaldo Jimenez won his 11th game of the season pitching seven innings giving up four hits and three runs with no walks and eight strikeouts.  Darren O'Day pitched a perfect inning and Zach Britton pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and saved his 32nd save of the season. 

Beltran had two hits and three RBI, Dustin Ackley had a hit and Stephen Drew had a hit.  Ackley hit a double and Beltran hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base.  Ellsbury had a stolen base and Drew committed an error. 

Nolan Reimold had a hit and drew two walks, Gerardo Parra had a hit and Manny Machado had a hit and drew a walk.  Chris Davis had two hits, two RBI and drew two walks, Jonathan Schoop had a hit and Steve Pearce had a hit and an RBI.  Dariel Alvarez drew a walk, Machado and Davis each hit a double and Pearce hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  Joseph committed an error. 

In the first Davis hit an RBI single to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  Beltran hit a solo homerun in the first to tie the game at one.  In the third Beltran hit a two run single to make it 3-1 Yankees.  In the fifth the Orioles tied the game at three on an error by Drew.  In the eighth Pearce hit a solo homerun to make it 4-3 Orioles and they added another run in the ninth to make it 5-3 which was the final score.  The Yankees lost two out of three in the series and will begin a four game series with the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night which will be for first place in the AL East.   

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