Wednesday, March 22, 2017

New York Yankees lose to the Boston Red Sox

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.  The game took place at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida and the final score was 4-2.  Bryan Mitchell started for the Yankees and he pitched pretty well.  Starlin Castro had two hits and Matt Holliday had two RBI to lead the offense. 

Mitchell pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and two runs with no walks and seven strikeouts.  Aroldis Chapman pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts, Tommy Layne pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a walk with a strikeout and Luis Cessa took the loss pitching two innings and giving up two hits and a run with two walks.  Jon Niese pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a couple of strikeouts. 

Gary Sanchez had a hit, Castro had two hits and Holliday had a hit and two RBI.  Donovan Solano drew a walk, Castro hit a double and Holliday hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Fowler had a stolen base. 

In the third Mike Miller hit a solo homerun to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead and Sam Travis hit an RBI single to make it 2-0.  In the bottom of the sixth Holliday hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at two.  In the seventh Travis hit an RBI ground out to give the Red Sox a 3-2 lead and in the ninth Joseph Monge hit an RBI single to extend the Red Sox lead to 4-2 which would be the final score. 

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