The New York Yankees were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-2. Bryan Mitchell made the start and didn't make it past the third inning. The Yankees defense was poor and their offense didn't do much.
Mitchell pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up eight hits and six runs with two of them being earned. He walked none and struck out two. Mitchell took his first loss of the season. Chasen Shreve pitched to two batters and struck them both out, Richard Bleier pitched four shutout innings giving up a walk and he struck out three and James Pazos pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. Ben Heller pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout.
Jose De Leon pitched five innings giving up three hits and two runs with two walks and three strikeouts. He picked up his second win of the season. Pedro Baez pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out three, Grant Dayton pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Joe Blanton pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two. Josh Fields pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts.
Brett Gardner drew a walk, Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and Starlin Castro had two hits and an RBI. Brian McCann drew a walk, Chase Headley drew a walk and Aaron Judge had a hit and an RBI. Ronald Torreyes had a hit, Castro hit a double and Castro and Judge each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Judge and Sanchez each committed an error.
Chase Utley had a hit, Corey Seager had two hits and an RBI and Justin Turner had a hit and an RBI. Adrian Gonzalez had a hit and an RBI, Yasmani Grandal had a hit and Josh Reddick had a hit. Howie Kendrick had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Yasiel Puig had a hit and an RBI and Andrew Toles had a hit. Reddick hit a double and Puig and Turner each hit a homerun. The Dodgers were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Kendrick and Utley each had a stolen base.
In the first Gonzalez hit an RBI groundout to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead. In the second Utley reached on a fielding error by Judge and two runs scored making it a 3-0 game. Seager hit an RBI single still in the second and it was 4-0 Dodgers. Castro hit a solo homerun in the second to cut the lead to 4-1. In the third Kendrick hit an RBI single to push the Dodgers lead to 5-1. A throwing error on Sanchez allowed another run to score and it was 6-1 Dodgers still in the third. Judge hit a solo homerun in the fifth to cut the lead to 6-2. In the eighth Puig hit a solo homerun to extend the Dodgers lead to 7-2 and in the ninth Turner hit a solo homerun to make it 8-2 which would be the final score.
The Yankees have lost two games in a row. The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night. The Yankees still remain two games behind the Baltimore Orioles for the second wild card.