Monday, May 22, 2017

New York Yankees drop second straight in Tampa Bay

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon/evening.  The game took place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida and the final score was 9-5.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he was bad.  The Yankees bullpen was pretty good for the most part and the offense was led by Gary Sanchez and Aaron Judge who each had two hits including a homerun from each of them. 

Tanaka pitched three innings giving up nine hits and six runs with three walks and four strikeouts.  He lost his third game of the season as he continues to struggle.  Tommy Layne pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and three runs with a walk, Giovanny Gallegos pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and two walks with a strikeout and Chasen Shreve pitched 1 1/3 innings with three strikeouts.  Jonathan Holder pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Matt Andriese pitched pitched five innings giving up six hits and five runs with no walks and five strikeouts.  Andriese won his fourth game of the season.  Chase Whitley pitched three innings giving up a hit and he struck out three and Jumbo Diaz pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Sanchez had two hits and an RBI, Starlin Castro had a hit and Judge had two hits and an RBI.  Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit, Chase Headley had a hit and three RBI and Aaron Hicks drew a walk.  Judge, Headley and Ellsbury each hit a double and Judge and Sanchez each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Sanchez had a pickoff. 

Corey Dickerson had two hits, four RBI and drew a walk, Kevin Kiermaier had two hits and an RBI and Evan Longoria had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Logan Morrison had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks, Steven Souza Jr. had a hit and drew a walk and Colby Rasmus had a hit.  Daniel Robertson had two hits and drew a walk and Jesus Sucre had a hit and an RBI.  Sucre and Robertson each hit a double and Dickerson hit two homeruns and Longoria hit a homerun.  The Rays were 4-12 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Sucre was picked off. 

In the first Dickerson hit a solo homerun giving the Rays a 1-0 lead.  In the second Judge hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one.  In the second Sucre hit an RBI double to give the lead back to the Rays at 2-1.  Longoria hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 3-1.  In the fourth Headley hit a two-run double tying the game at three.  In the fourth Dickerson hit a three-run homerun to give the Rays a 6-3 lead.  In the fifth Sanchez hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 6-4.  In the bottom of the fifth Kiermaier hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 7-4, Morrison hit a two-run single and it was 9-4 Rays.  In the sixth Headley hit an RBI ground out to make it 9-5 and that would be the final score. 
The Yankees will try and salvage the fin

No comments:

Post a Comment


Resistance Bands is a Free Blogger Template