Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New York Mets lose to the Philadelphia Phillies as their offense is silent


The New York Mets were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.  The game took place at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the final score was 3-1.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched ok.  The Mets offense only managed three hits. 

Matz lost his sixth game of the season pitching 5 2/3 innings and giving up four hits and two runs.  He walked two and struck out one.  Chasen Bradford pitched 1 1/3 perfect with a strikeout and Erik Goedeel pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two walks and a strikeout. 

Aaron Nola pitched seven innings giving up two hits and a run with two walks and eight strikeouts.  Nola won his ninth game of the season.  Ricardo Pinto pitched an inning with two walks and two strikeouts, Hoby Milner pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Luis Garcia pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a strikeout and he saved his second game of the season. 

Brandon Nimmo drew a walk, Jose Reyes drew a walk and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and an RBI.  Michael Conforto drew a walk, Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and Amed Rosario had a hit.  Curtis Granderson drew a walk, Rosario hit a double and Cespedes hit a homerun.  The Mets were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Rosario was caught stealing. 

Cesar Hernandez had a hit and an RBI, Freddy Galvis had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Odubel Herrera had a hit.  Tommy Joseph had an RBI, Nick Williams had a hit and drew two walks and Maikel Franco had a hit.  Cameron Rupp drew a walk and the Phillies were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Rupp had a passed ball. 

In the fourth Cespedes hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth Hernandez hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  Galvis hit an RBI single to give them a 2-1 lead and in the eighth Joseph hit a sac fly to push the lead to 3-1. 

The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon. 

Monday, August 14, 2017

The New York Yankees blew a game to the Boston Red Sox


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-2 in ten innings.  Jordan Montgomery started for the Yankees and pitched well, the bullpen pitched well also until Aroldis Chapman blew the save.  The Yankees offense didn’t produce much. 

Montgomery pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with three walks and four strikeouts.  David Robertson pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out three, Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Chapman blew his fourth save of the season and lost his second game of the season.  Chapman pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts and Tommy Khanle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout. 

Chris Sale pitched seven innings giving up four hits and a run with two walks and 12 strikeouts.  Matt Barnes pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with two walks, Robby Scott pitched to one batter and struck him out and Addison Reed pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and Craig Kimbrel won his fourth game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings striking out two. 

Aaron Hicks had a hit and drew a walk, Aaron Judge had a hit and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit and drew a walk.  Todd Frazier had an RBI, Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk and Ronald Torreyes drew a walk.  Austin Romine had a hit and an RBI, Romine hit a triple and the Yankees were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Judge and Hicks each had a stolen base. 

Eduardo Nunez drew a walk, Mookie Betts drew a walk and Andrew Benintendi had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Hanley Ramirez drew a walk, Rafael Devers had a hit and an RBI and Xander Bogaerts drew a walk.  Brock Holt had a hit and drew a walk, Jackie Bradley Jr. had a hit and an RBI and Devers hit a homerun.  The Red Sox were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the fifth Bradley hit an RBI single to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the fifth Romine hit an RBI triple to tie the game at one.  T. Frazier hit a sac fly in the eighth to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the ninth Devers hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the tenth Benintendi hit an RBI single to give the Red Sox a 3-2 lead and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees lost two out of three in the series and are now 51/2 games back in the AL East but still in the first wild card spot.   

New York Yankees are roughed up by the Boston Red Sox


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 10-5.  Luis Severino started for the Yankees and he pitched poorly.  Gary Sanchez, Didi Gregorius and Chase Headley each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Severino lost his fifth game of the season pitching 4 1/3 innings and giving up eight hits and ten runs.  He gave up eight earned runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  Gio Gallegos pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out four and Bryan Mitchell pitched two innings giving up three hits. 

Drew Pomeranz won his 12th game of the season pitching 6 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Brandon Workman pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings and Robby Scott pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Aaron Hicks drew a walk and Sanchez had two hits and two RBI.  Gregorius had two hits, Todd Frazier drew a walk and Headley had two hits and an RBI.  Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and two RBI, Ronald Torreyes had a hit and Sanchez hit a double and a homerun, Headley and Ellsbury each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  T. Frazier committed an error and Gregorius committed an error.  Gardner had two outfield assists. 

Eduardo Nunez had a hit, Mookie Betts had two hits and two RBI and Andrew Benintendi had two hits and six RBI.  Hanley Ramirez had a hit, Mitch Moreland had two hits and Rafael Devers had two hits and two RBI.  Christian Vazquez had a hit and drew a walk, Jackie Bradley Jr. had a hit and drew a walk and Betts, Moreland and Devers each hit a double.  Benintendi hit two homeruns and the Red Sox were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Pomeranz and Devers each committed an error. 

In the first Sanchez hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees the lead.  In the third Betts hit a two-run single to tie the game at two.  Benintendi hit a three-run homerun to give the Bosox a 5-2 lead.  In the fourth Ellsbury hit an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 5-3.  In the fifth Benintendi hit a three-run homerun to extend the lead to 8-3.  Devers hit a two-run double to push the lead to 10-3.  In the ninth Headley and Ellsbury each hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 10-5 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the rubber game of the three game series on Sunday night.   

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The New York Yankees rally to defeat the Boston Red Sox


The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-4.  Jaime Garcia started for the Yankees and he pitched ok.  Aaron Hicks led the offense with a couple of hits and RBI. 

Garcia pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Adam Warren won his third game of the season pitching 2 1/3 innings and giving up a hit and striking out two and Aroldis Chapman earned his 15th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a run and three walks. 

Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six innings giving up two hits and no runs.  He walked two and struck out seven.  Matt Barnes pitched an inning with a walk, Addison Reed lost his third game of the season pitching no innings and giving up two hits and four runs with a walk and he didn’t record an out.  Joe Kelly pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Fernando Abad pitched to one batter and retired him. 

Hicks had two hits and two RBI, Gary Sanchez had a hit and drew a walk and Aaron Judge drew two walks.  Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI, Todd Frazier had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit.  Ronald Torreyes had a hit and an RBI, Brett Gardner drew a walk and Hicks and Torreyes each hit a double.  Hicks hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Hicks had an outfield assist. 

Eduardo Nunez had a hit and drew a walk, Mookie Betts had a hit and drew two walks and Andrew Benintendi had two hits and two RBI.  Hanley Ramirez had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Chris Young drew a walk and Rafael Devers had a hit.  Christian Vazquez had a hit, Jackie Bradley Jr. drew a walk and Ramirez hit a double and a homerun.  Benintendi also hit a homerun and the Red Sox were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

In the first inning Ramirez hit a two-run homerun to give the Red Sox a 2-0 lead.  In the fifth Benintendi hit a solo homerun to extend the lead to 3-0.  In the eighth Hicks hit a two-run homerun, Gregorius hit an RBI single, T. Frazier hit an RBI single and Torreyes hit a sac fly to make it 5-3 Yankees.  In the ninth Benintendi hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 5-4 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. 

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays to even series


The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 11-5.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and labored, the bullpen was ok and the offense broke out especially late.  Garett Cooper had four hits to lead the attack. 

Tanaka pitched four innings giving up two hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked five and struck out two.  Chad Green won his second game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings and giving up two hits and two runs with three strikeouts, Tommy Khanle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and David Robertson pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  Dellin Betances pitched an inning with a strikeout and Adam Warren pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout. 

Nick Tepesch pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up eight hits and five runs with a walk and four strikeouts.  Tepesch lost his second game of the season.  Leonel Campos pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout, Aaron Loup pitched an inning with a strikeout and Dominic Leone pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run.  J.P. Howell pitched to one batter and struck him out, Taylor Cole pitched an inning giving up six hits and four runs with a walk and a strikeout and Danny Barnes pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit and Aaron Judge drew a walk.  Didi Gregorius had three hits and an RBI, Gary Sanchez had two hits and an RBI and Todd Frazier had three hits and three RBI.  Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and two RBI, Cooper had four hits and two RBI and Ronald Torreyes had two hits and two RBI.  Gardner, Gregorius, T. Frazier, Ellsbury and Cooper each hit a double.  Sanchez, T. Frazier and Gregorius each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 5-13 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Sanchez committed an error which was catchers interference. 

Jose Bautista had a hit and an RBI, Josh Donaldson had a hit, an RBI and drew three walks and Justin Smoak drew a walk.  Steve Pearce had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Kevin Pillar had a hit and Norichika Aoki had a hit and an RBI.  Ryan Goins had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Raffy Lopez drew a walk and Pillar and Goins each hit a double and Bautista hit a homerun.  The Jays were 1-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Aoki had an outfield assist. 

In the second Sanchez hit a solo homerun and T. Frazier followed it up with a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the second Aoki hit an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the third Gregorius hit a solo homerun to extend the lead to 3-1.  In the bottom of the third Pearce hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 3-2.  In the fifth T. Frazier hit a two-run double to push the lead to 5-2 and Ellsbury hit an RBI double making it 6-2.  In the fifth Bautista hit a solo homerun to make it a 6-3 game.  In the sixth Goins hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 6-4 and Donaldson hit an RBI single to make it a 6-5 game.  In the eighth Torreyes hit a two-run single to extend the lead to 8-5 and in the ninth Ellsbury hit an RBI ground out and Cooper hit a two-run single making it 11-5 which would be the final score of the game. 

The two teams have split the first two games of the series and the rubber game will be on Thursday night. 

New York Yankees lose to Toronto in Toronto


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 4-2.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and wasn’t very good and it was announced after the game that he tweaked his knee and is headed back to NY for tests.  Bryan Mitchell came out of the bullpen and pitched very well and the offense stranded ten runners. 

Sabathia pitched three innings giving up four runs on six hits.  He walked one and struck out three and lost his fifth game of the season.  Bryan Mitchell pitched four innings giving up four hits and no runs with a walk and David Robertson pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

J.A. Happ pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up four hits and a run with four walks and five strikeouts.  Happ won his fifth game of the season.  Dominic Leone pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Danny Barnes pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and Ryan Tepera pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a run and a walk with a strikeout.  Roberto Osuna pitched a perfect inning. 

Clint Frazier had a hit, Aaron Judge drew two walks and Gary Sanchez drew a walk.  Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk, Didi Gregorius had a hit and Todd Frazier had a hit and drew a walk.  Garett Cooper had two hits and two RBI, Ronald Torreyes had a hit and the Yankees were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  Mitchell committed an error. 

Jose Bautista had a hit, Russell Martin had a hit and Josh Donaldson had three hits and four RBI.  Justin Smoak had a hit and drew a walk, Kendrys Morales had a hit and Steve Pearce had two hits and drew a walk.  Rob Refsnyder had a hit, Ryan Goins had a hit and Bautista, Pearce, Morales and Smoak each hit a double.  Donaldson hit two homeruns and the Blue Jays were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the first Donaldson hit a two-run homerun to give the Jays a 2-0 lead.   In the second Cooper hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the third Donaldson hit a two-run homerun to extend the lead to 4-1.  In the eighth Cooper hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 4-2 and that would be the final score of the game.  The two teams will play game two on Wednesday night. 






Tuesday, August 8, 2017

New York Mets are shutout by the Los Angeles Dodgers


The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 8-0.  Steven Matz started and he didn’t pitch very well.  The Mets offense only managed one hit. 

Matz pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up six hits and five runs with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Matz lost his fifth game of the season.  Erik Goeddel pitched to two batters and retired them both, one by a strikeout, Hansel Robles pitched an inning with a strikeout and Josh Smoker pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs.  A.J. Ramos pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two walks and three strikeouts. 

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven innings giving up a hit and no runs.  He walked none and struck out eight.  Tony Cingrani pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Kenley Jansen pitched an inning walking one striking out three. 

Travis d’Arnaud had a hit and Brandon Nimmo drew a walk.  The Mets were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base.  Michael Conforto had an outfield assist. 

Chris Taylor had a hit and an RBI, Corey Seager had two hits and drew a walk and Justin Turner had two hits and two RBI.  Cody Bellinger had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Logan Forsythe had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Austin Barnes had a hit and an RBI.  Enrique Hernandez had a hit, Yasiel Puig drew a walk and Barnes and Turner each hit a double.  Taylor hit a triple, Turner and Bellinger each hit a homerun.  The Dodgers were 3-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Turner had two stolen bases and Bellinger had a stolen base. 

In the first Forsythe hit a two-run single to give the Dodgers a 2-0 lead.  Barnes hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 3-0.  In the third Turner hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 5-0.  In the eighth Bellinger hit a two-run homerun to make it 7-0.  In the ninth Taylor hit an RBI triple to make it 8-0 and that would be the final score.   


Sunday, August 6, 2017

New York Yankees offense erupts as they defeat the Cleveland Indians


The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 8-1.  Luis Severino started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  Didi Gregorius had three hits but Jacoby Ellsbury had a huge three-run triple and Aaron Judge a three-run homerun. 

Severino pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and nine strikeouts.  Severino won his ninth game of the season.  Tommy Khanle pitched to one batter and retired him, Adam Warren pitched a perfect inning and Chasen Shreve pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Carlos Carrasco pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up six hits and five runs.  He walked two and struck out six and lost his fifth game of the season.  Bryan Shaw pitched 1/3 of an inning and gave up a hit and he struck out one, Mike Clevinger pitched an inning giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout and Cody Allen pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one.  Dan Otero pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Clint Frazier had a hit and drew a walk and Gregorius had three hits.  Judge had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI and Todd Frazier had a hit and drew a walk.  Ellsbury had two hits and three RBI, Ronald Torreyes had two hits and an RBI and C. frazier hit a double, Ellsbury hit a triple and Judge hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Francisco Lindor drew a walk, Michael Brantley had a hit and an RBI and Edwin Encarnacion had a hit.  Brantley hit a homerun and the Indians were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base. 

In the first Brantley hit a solo homerun to give the Indians a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Headley hit a sac fly to tie the game at one.  Ellsbury hit a three-run triple to give the Yankees a 4-1 lead and Torreyes hit an RBI single to push the lead to 5-1.  In the seventh Judge hit a three-run homerun to extend the lead to 8-1 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams split the four-game series and the Yankees have won two in a row after losing the first two of the series.  The Yankees will be off on Monday before beginning a three game set in Toronto on Tuesday night.   

Saturday, August 5, 2017

New York Mets blow lead and lose to the Los Angeles Dodgers


The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-4.  Seth Lugo started for the Mets and he pitched ok, the bullpen wasn’t very good.  Rene Rivera had two hits to lead the offense. 

Lugo pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Paul Sewald lost his fourth game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings and giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout, Jerry Blevins pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and he struck out two and Fernando Salas pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs. 

Rich Hill pitched five innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Brandon Morrow pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one and he won his fourth game of the season, Pedro Baez pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one and Tony Watson pitched an inning with two strikeouts.  Ross Stripling pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Michael Conforto had a hit and an RBI, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and drew a walk and Wilmer Flores had a hit and an RBI.  Curtis Granderson had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Neil Walker had a hit and R. Rivera had two hits and an RBI.  Conforto, Flores, Granderson and R. Rivera each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Granderson had a stolen base and was caught stealing.  R. Rivera had a passed ball and Granderson had an outfield assist. 

Chris Taylor had a hit and an RBI, Corey Seager had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Justin Turner had two hits and an RBI.  Cody Bellinger had a hit and two RBI, Logan Forsythe drew two walks and Yasmani Grandal had a hit.  Yasiel Puig had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Kyle Farmer had a hit and Grandal hit a double and Taylor, Bellinger, Puig, Turner and Seager each hit a homerun.  The Dodgers were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Seager committed an error and Hill had a pickoff. 

In the first Conforto hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  Flores hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0.  Granderson hit a solo homerun and the lead was extended to 3-0.  In the sixth Taylor hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1.  Bellinger hit a two-run homerun and the game was tied at three.  In the seventh Puig hit a solo homerun to give the Dodgers a 4-3 lead.  In the eighth Turner hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 5-3.  In the ninth Seager hit a two-run homerun to extend the lead to 7-3.  In the bottom of the ninth R. Rivera hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 7-4 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.   

New York Mets are shutout by the Los Angeles Dodgers


The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 6-0.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched ok.  Michael Conforto had two hits and the offense only managed four hits. 

deGrom pitched five innings and gave up five hits and three runs with three walks and eight strikeouts and lost his fifth game of the season.  Josh Smoker pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk, Chasen Bradford pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and three strikeouts and Erik Goeddel pitched a perfect inning. 

Yu Darvish pitched seven innings giving up three hits and no runs.  He walked one and struck out ten and won his seventh game of the season.  Josh Fields pitched an inning giving up a hit and Luis Avilan pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout. 

Conforto had two hits, Jay Bruce drew a walk and Yoenis Cespedes drew a walk.  Amed Rosario had a hit, deGrom had a hit and the Mets were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  deGrom had a stolen base and Rosario had a stolen base. 

Chris Taylor had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Corey Seager had three hits and drew a walk and Justin Turner had an RBI.  Joc Pederson drew two walks, Yasmani Grandal drew a walk and Chase Utley had a hit and two RBI.  Yasiel Puig had a hit and an RBI, Seager hit two doubles and Taylor, Puig and Utley each hit a homerun.  The Dodgers were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Pederson had a stolen base. 

In the first Taylor hit a solo homerun to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead.  In the second Puig hit a solo homerun to extend the lead to 2-0.  In the fifth Turner hit into a double play and a run scored to make it 3-0.  In the sixth Utley hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 5-0.  In the seventh Turner hit a sac fly making it 6-0 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon.   

New York Yankees bullpen holds on to one in Cleveland


The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 2-1.  Jordan Montgomery started for the Yankees and he pitched very well and the bullpen was also very good.  The offense didn’t do much but Chase Headley had a big homerun. 

Montgomery pitched five innings giving up three hits and a run with no walks and seven strikeouts.  David Robertson won his fifth game of the season pitching two innings and he gave up two hits with two strikeouts, Dellin Betances pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Aroldis Chapman saved his 14th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Danny Salazar pitched seven innings giving up four hits and a run with three walks and 12 strikeouts.  Zach McAllister pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and he lost his first game of the season, Tyler Olson retired the only batter that he faced and Nick Goody pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew two walks, Headley had a hit and an RBI and Aaron Judge had a hit.  Didi Gregorius had two hits and an RBI, Gary Sanchez drew a walk and Todd Frazier drew a walk.  Gregorius hit two doubles and Headley hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Francisco Lindor had two hits, Michael Brantley had two hits and Carlos Santana had a hit and an RBI.  Giovanny Urshela had a hit, Lindor hit a double and Santana hit a homerun.  The Indians were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the first Gregorius hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the second Santana hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one.  In the eighth Headley hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees the 2-1 lead and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the rubber game on Sunday afternoon.  The Yankees will be looking for the four game split and the Indians to take three out of four.   

New York Yankees lose to the Cleveland Indians


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 7-2.  Jaime Garcia started for the Yankees and he didn’t pitch very well in his Yankees debut.  The Yankees had five batters with two hits. 

Garcia lost his eighth game of the season pitching 4 2/3 innings giving up five hits and six runs with five being earned.  He walked four and struck out four.  Chad Green pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out five and Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Trevor Bauer pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and a run.  He walked two and struck out seven and won his 10th game of the season.  Joe Smith pitched to two batters and struck them both out, Tyler Olson pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Bryan Shaw pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run. 

Brett Gardner had two hits and an RBI, Aaron Judge had a hit and drew two walks and Didi Gregorius had two hits.  Chase Headley had two hits, Todd Frazier had two hits and an RBI and Ronald Torreyes had two hits.  Headley hit a double and T. Frazier hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Judge committed an error and Sanchez had a passed ball. 

Francisco Lindor drew a walk, Brandon Guyer had a hit and drew a walk and Michael Brantley had two hits and an RBI.  Jose Ramirez had a hit, Edwin Encarnacion had a hit and two RBI and Carlos Santana drew a walk.  Austin Jackson had a hit and an RBI, Roberto Perez drew a walk and Giovanny Urshela had two hits.  The Indians were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Guyer had a stolen base. 

In the second Jackson hit an RBI double to give the Indians a 1-0 lead.  A passed ball pushed the lead to 2-0.  In the third Brantley hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 3-0 and Encarnacion hit a sac fly to make it 4-0.  In the fifth T. Frazier hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-1.  In the bottom of the fifth Brantley hit an RBI single to increase the lead to 5-1.  A wild pitch made it 6-1 and in the eighth Encarnacion hti an RBI double to push the lead to 7-1.  Gardner hit an RBI single in the ninth to cut the lead to 7-2 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game three of four on Saturday night.  The Indians have taken the first two of the series.   

Friday, August 4, 2017

New York Mets lose on a walk-off again in Colorado


The New York Mets were defeated by the Colorado Rockies on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado and the final score was 5-4.  Rafael Montero started for the Mets and was just ok.  The Mets bullpen pitched well for the most part and the offense was led by Asdrubal Cabrera who had three hits. 

Montero pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up ten hits and four runs with a walk and six strikeouts.   Josh Smoker pitched to two batters and retired them both, one by strikeout.  Erik Goeddel pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Jerry Blevins retired the only batter that he faced and Hansel Robles lost his third game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings and giving up a run and three walks with a strikeout. 

German Marquez pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with three walks and five strikeouts.  Pat Neshek pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout, Adam Ottavino pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one and Mike Dunn pitched to one batter and retired him.  Greg Holland won his second game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Michael Conforto had ah it, Cabrera had three hits and an RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and an RBI.  Curtis Granderson had a hit and drew two walks, Jose Reyes drew a walk and Amed Rosario had a hit.  Rene Rivera had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Montero had a hit and an RBI and Cabrera hit a double and Rosario hit a triple.  Cespedes hit a homerun and the Mets were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Reyes was caught stealing and Cespedes had an outfield assist. 

Charlie Blackmon had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk, D.J. LeMahieu had three hits, an RBI and drew two walks and Nolan Arenado had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Gerardo Parra had a hit and an RBI, Mark Reynolds had a hit and an RBI and Jonathan Lucroy had two hits.  Blackmon, LeMahieu and Arenado each hit a double and Blackmon and Reynolds each hit a homerun.  The Rockies were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

In the third LeMahieu hit an RBI single, Parra hit an RBI single and it was 2-0 Rockies.  In the fourth Cespedes hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the fifth Montero hit an RBI single to tie the game at two.  Blackmon hit a solo homerun in the fifth to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead.  In the sixth Rivera hit an RBI single to tie the game at three.  Reynolds hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the sixth to give the Rockies back the lead at 4-3.  In the seventh Cabrera hit an RBI double to tie the game at four and in the ninth Arenado drew an RBI walk to walk-off the game and give the Rockies a 5-4 victory. 

The Mets will return home to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. 

New York Yankees are silenced by the Cleveland Indians in Sonny Gray debut


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 5-1.  Sonny Gray started for the Yankees making his debut with the club and pitched well.  The Yankees defense was very spotty especially in the beginning of the game.  The offense didn’t do much other than Gary Sanchez hitting a homerun. 

Gray pitched six innings giving up four hits and four runs with only two of them being earned.  He walked three and struck out six and lost his sixth game of the season.  Chasen Shreve pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Corey Kluber pitched a complete game giving up three hits and a run.  He walked one and struck out 11 and earned his ninth win of the season. 

Clint Frazier had a hit, Sanchez had a hit and an RBI and Jacoby Ellsbury drew a walk.  Ronald Torreyes had a hit, C. Frazier hit a double and Sanchez hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base.  Headley, Wade and C. Frazier each committed an error. 

Francisco Lindor had a hit and an RBI, Michael Brantley drew a walk and Jose Ramirez had a hit and an RBI.  Edwin Encarnacion had a hit, Carlos Santana drew a walk and Brandon Guyer had a hit and drew a walk.  Yan Gomes had a hit and two RBI, Gomes hit a double and Lindor hit a homeruna dn the Indians were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

IN the first Ramriez hit a two-run single to give the Indians a 2-0 lead.  In the sixth Gomes hit a two-run double to extend the lead to 4-0.  In the seventh Sanchez hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 4-1 and in the bottom of the seventh Lindor hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 5-1 which would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of four on Friday night.   

Thursday, August 3, 2017

New York Mets double up the Colorado Rockies


The New York Mets defeated the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.  The game took place at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado and the final score was 10-5.  Chris Flexen started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch well, the Mets bullpen pitched very well.  Asdrubal Cabrera had three hits to lead the offense. 

Flexen pitched three innings giving up eight hits and five runs with a walk and two strikeouts.  Chasen Bradford won his first game of the season pithcing two perfect innings with a couple of strikeouts, Fernando Salas pitched an inning giving up a hit and struck out two and Paul Sewald pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out two.  AJ Ramos pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Tyler Chatwood pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and eight runs with seven of them being earned.  He walked one and struck out two and lost his 12th game of the season.  Scott Oberg pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up four hits and two runs with two strikeouts and Antonio Senzatela pitched three innings giving up a hit and he struck out four. 

Michael Conforto had two hits and an RBI, Cabrera had three hits and an RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and an RBI.  Jay Bruce had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Curtis Granderson had a hit and three RBI and Amed Rosario had a hit and an RBI.  Travis d’Arnaud had two hits and an RBI and Jose Reyes had a hit.  Cespedes and Cabrera each hit a double and Rosario hit a triple.  Bruce and Granderson each hit a homerun and the Mets were 5-9 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Cespedes had an outfield assist. 

D.J. LeMahieu had two hits, Nolan Arenado had a hit and Mark Reynolds had two hits and an RBI.  Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBI, Trevor Story had a hit and Carlos Gonzalez had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Ryan Hanigan had two hits, LeMahieu and Reynolds each hit a double and Parra hit two doubles.  Gonzalez hit a homerun and the Rockies were 4-12 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Reynolds committed an error. 

In the third Reynolds hit an RBI single to give the Rockies a 1-0 lead.  Parra hit a two-run double to extend the lead to 3-0.  Gonzalez hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 5-0.  In the fourth Cespedes grounded into a double play and a run scored to cut the lead to 5-1.  Bruce hit a solo homerun and it was 5-2.  In the fifth Rosario hit an RBI triple, d’Arnaud hit an RBI ground out and the lead was cut to 5-4.  In the sixth Cespedes hit an RBI double, Granderson hit a three-run homerun, Conforto hit an RBI single and Cabrera hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 10-5 lead.  The final score would be 10-5.  

The two teams will play their third and final game of the series on Thursday afternoon.   

New York Yankees are shutout by the Detroit Tigers in rubber game of series


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday afternoon/evening.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-0.  The game had two rain delays and didn’t end until night time.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  The offense was led by Jacoby Ellsbury having two hits but they didn’t do much. 

Tanaka pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with one of them being earned.  He walked one and struck out seven and lost his 10th game of the season.  Tommy Khanle pitched a perfect inning and Dellin Betances pitched two innings giving up a walk and he struck out four. 

Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings giving up six hits and no runs with six strikeouts and he won his seventh game of the season.  Bruce Rondon pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Shane Greene pitched an inning with two strikeouts and earned his second save of the season. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Ellsbury had two hits and Aaron Judge had a hit.  Gary Sanchez had a hit, Didi Gregorius had a hit and Chase Headley had a hit.  Headley and Sanchez hit a double and the Yankees were 0-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Ellsbury had a stolen base and Ellsbury committed an error. 

Ian Kinsler had a hit, Jim Adduci had two hits and Justin Upton had a hit and an RBI.  Victor Martinez had a hit, Mikie Mahtook drew two walks and James McCann had a hit.  Upton, Adduci and Martinez each hit a double and the Tigers were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Mahtook had a stolen base. 

In the first Upton hit an RBI double to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth McCann hit an RBI single to push the lead to 2-0.  The final score would be 2-0 and the Tigers took two out of three in the series. 

The Yankees will head to Cleveland to begin a four game series on Thursday night.   

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

New York Mets lose to the Colorado Rockies on a walk-off


The New York Mets were defeated by the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado and the final score was 5-4.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched ok.  The Mets offense was led by Yoenis Cespedes, Jay Bruce and Michael Conforto who each had two hits. 

Matz pitched five innings giving up six hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts.  Josh Smoker pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and a strikeout, Erik Goeddel pitched to one batter and struck him out and Paul Sewald pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout.  Jerry Blevins pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and Hansel Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and he lost his second game of the season. 

Jeff Hoffman pitched six innings giving up five hits and two runs with three walks and five strikeouts.  Pat Neshek pitched an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run with two strikeouts, Chris Rusin pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and Scott Oberg pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit.  Mike Dunn pitched an inning with a strikeout and earned his third win of the season. 

Conforto had two hits and drew two walks, Asdrubal Cabrera had an RBI and Cespedes had two hits and an RBI.  Bruce had two hits and two RBI, Wilmer Flores drew a walk and Amed Rosario had a hit, the first of his major league career.  Travis d’Arnaud had a hit, Cespedes hit a double, d’Arnaud and Bruce also hit a double.  Bruce hit a homerun and the Mets were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Charlie Blackmon had two hits and drew two walks, D.J. LeMahieu had two hits and Nolan Arenado had two hits and four RBI.  Mark Reynolds had two hits, Gerardo Parra had a hit and Trevor Story had a hit and drew a walk.  Carlos Gonzalez had a hit and an RBI, Ryan Hanigan had a hit and drew a walk and LeMahieu and Reynolds each hit a double and Arenado hit a homerun.  The Rockies were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Story committed an error and Hanigan had a passed ball. 

In the first Cespedes hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Bruce hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 2-0.  In the sixth Arenado hit a three-run homerun to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead.  In the seventh Cabrera hit a sac fly to tie the game at three.  In the eighth Bruce hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 4-3 lead.  In the bottom of the eighth Gonzalez hit an RBI single to tie the game at four and in the bottom of the ninth Arenado hit an RBI walk-off single to give the Rockies the 5-4 victory.  The two teams will play game two of three on Wednesday night.   

New York Mets lose on a walk-off to the Colorado Rockies


The New York Mets were defeated by the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado and the final score was 5-4.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched ok.  The Mets offense was led by Yoenis Cespedes, Jay Bruce and Michael Conforto who each had two hits. 

Matz pitched five innings giving up six hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts.  Josh Smoker pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and a strikeout, Erik Goeddel pitched to one batter and struck him out and Paul Sewald pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout.  Jerry Blevins pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and Hansel Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and he lost his second game of the season. 

Jeff Hoffman pitched six innings giving up five hits and two runs with three walks and five strikeouts.  Pat Neshek pitched an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run with two strikeouts, Chris Rusin pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and Scott Oberg pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit.  Mike Dunn pitched an inning with a strikeout and earned his third win of the season. 

Conforto had two hits and drew two walks, Asdrubal Cabrera had an RBI and Cespedes had two hits and an RBI.  Bruce had two hits and two RBI, Wilmer Flores drew a walk and Amed Rosario had a hit, the first of his major league career.  Travis d’Arnaud had a hit, Cespedes hit a double, d’Arnaud and Bruce also hit a double.  Bruce hit a homerun and the Mets were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Charlie Blackmon had two hits and drew two walks, D.J. LeMahieu had two hits and Nolan Arenado had two hits and four RBI.  Mark Reynolds had two hits, Gerardo Parra had a hit and Trevor Story had a hit and drew a walk.  Carlos Gonzalez had a hit and an RBI, Ryan Hanigan had a hit and drew a walk and LeMahieu and Reynolds each hit a double and Arenado hit a homerun.  The Rockies were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Story committed an error and Hanigan had a passed ball. 

In the first Cespedes hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Bruce hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 2-0.  In the sixth Arenado hit a three-run homerun to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead.  In the seventh Cabrera hit a sac fly to tie the game at three.  In the eighth Bruce hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 4-3 lead.  In the bottom of the eighth Gonzalez hit an RBI single to tie the game at four and in the bottom of the ninth Arenado hit an RBI walk-off single to give the Rockies the 5-4 victory.  The two teams will play game two of three on Wednesday night.   
 

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