Wednesday, August 3, 2016

New York Yankees get hammered by the New York Mets

The New York Yankees were defeated by the New York Mets on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-1.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he didn't pitch very well.  The Yankees only managed to six hits and no one had more than a hit.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and pitched well and he also had two hits.  Michael Conforto also had two hits. 

Tanaka pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up eight hits and seven runs with no walks and four strikeouts.  He lost his fourth game of the season.  Richard Bleier pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and he struck out a batter and Anthony Swarzak pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

deGrom won his  seventh game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up four hits and no runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Jon Niese pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Mark Teixeira had a hit and drew two walks and Brian McCann had a hit.  Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI, Starlin Castro had a hit and Aaron Hicks had a hit.  Teixeira hit a double and Gregorius a homerun.  The Yankees were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Gardner committed an error. 

Alejandro De Aza had a hit and two RBI, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and an RBI and Neil Walker had a hit and an RBI.  James Loney had a hit, Wilmer Flores had a hit and Michael Conforto had two hits and an RBI.  Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and an RBI, Matt Reynolds had a hit and an RBI and deGrom had two hits.  Conforto and Walker each hit a double and De Aza and d'Arnaud each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

In the third De Aza hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the fifth d'Arnaud hit a solo homerun to extend the lead to 3-0.  In the seventh Conforto hit an RBI double, Reynolds hit an RBI single, Cespedes hit an RBI single and Walker hit an RBI double and it was 7-0 Mets.  In the ninth Gregorius hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 7-1 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will shift their series to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night and they will play two games there. 

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