The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 7-0. Masahiro Tanaka started and pitched very well and the bullpen wasn't very good. Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran each had two hits.
Tanaka pitched six innings giving up seven hits and two runs with only one of them being earned. He walked one and struck out two and he lost his first game of the season. Kirby Yates pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and four runs with two walks, Nick Goody pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Richard Bleier pitched an inning giving up a hit.
Aaron Sanchez pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and no runs with two walks and six strikeouts. He won his fifth game of the season. Jason Grilli pitched to one batter and retired him and Aaron Loup pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Ryan Tepera pitched an inning with a strikeout.
Ellsbury had two hits, Brett Gardner drew a walk and Beltran had two hits. Brian McCann drew a walk, Alex Rodriguez had a hit and Didi Gregorius had a hit. Ronald Torreyes had a hit, Rodriguez hit a double and the Yankees were 1-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Gardner had a stolen base, Tanaka and Ellsbury each committed an error and Beltran had an outfield assist.
Jose Bautista had a hit, Josh Donaldson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Edwin Encarnacion had two hits and two RBI. Michael Saunders had two hits and an RBI, Justin Smoak had a hit and two RBI and Devon Travis had a hit and drew a walk. Kevin Pillar had a hit, Drew Barney had three hits and drew a walk. Saunders hit two doubles and the Blue Jays were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Piillar had a stolen base and Grilli committed an error.
In the fifth Donaldson hit an RBI single to give the Jays a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Martin hit into a double play and a run scored to make it a 2-0 game. In the seventh Encarnacion hit a two run single to double the lead to 4-0, Saunders hit an RBI double making it 5-0 and Smoak hit a two run single to make it 7-0 which would be the final score.
The Yankees were swept in the three game series and they scored three runs in the three games. The Yankees offense has really struggled this year and that definitely was the case in this series. The Yankees will play a makeup game on Thursday night in Detroit against the Tigers.