Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The New York Yankees lose a tight one to the Baltimore Orioles

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-1 Orioles.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and pitched great.  Alex Rodriguez had two hits including a homerun which was their only offense. 

Tanaka pitched eight innings giving up six hits and a run with a walk and ten strikeouts.  Chasen Shreve pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout and he lost his second game of the season. 

Kevin Gausman pitched five innings giving up six hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts.  T.J. McFarland pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out one, Darren O'Day pitched to two batters and retired them both and picked up his sixth win of the season, Zach Britton saved his 31st game of the season and pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Carlos Beltran had a hit and Brian McCann had a hit and drew a walk.  Rodriguez had two hits and an RBI, Chris Young drew a walk and Brendan Ryan had a hit.  Rodriguez hti a homerun and the Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Gerardo Parra had a hit, Manny Machado had a hit and Chris Davis had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Jimmy Paredes had two hits, Jonathan Schoop had a hit and Matt Wieters had two hits.  Ryan Flaherty had a hit and an RBI.  Wieters hit a double and Flaherty and Davis each hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Paredes was caught stealing and Wieters committed an error. 

In the sixth Flaherty hit a homerun to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Rodriguez hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one.  In the ninth Davis hit a solo homerun to give the Orioles a 2-1 lead and that would be the final score.  The two teams have split the first two games of the series and will play the rubber game of the series on Wednesday night.   

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